Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Equal Pay Amendment Bill

On 19 September 2018, the Government introduced the Equal Pay... read more

On 19 September 2018, the Government introduced the Equal Pay Amendment Bill (Bill) to Parliament. This Bill replaces the previous...

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General / September 25, 2018

Employment relations changes: an update

Employment relations changes: an update

In September 2018 we wrote about the proposed Employment Relations... read more

In September 2018 we wrote about the proposed Employment Relations Act Amendment Bill.  You can read more about the Bill...

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Acts / November 30, 2018

Regulatory Systems (Workforce) Amendment Bill

Regulatory Systems (Workforce) Amendment Bill

The Regulatory Systems (Workforce) Amendment Bill was introduced... read more

The Regulatory Systems (Workforce) Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament on 12 December 2018 as one of three omnibus bills...

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Acts / December 17, 2018

“Tis the season”… for holiday pay queries, and we cover tips on public holiday entitlements here.

“Tis the season”… for holiday pay queries, and we cover tips on public holiday entitlements here.

Paying for public holidays Public holidays are in addition to... read more

Paying for public holidays Public holidays are in addition to annual holidays and there is no minimum period of time...

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Acts / December 17, 2018

Employment Relations Act Changes passed

Employment Relations Act Changes passed

The Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 has passed its third... read more

The Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 has passed its third reading in Parliament.  Changes come into effect in two stages,...

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Acts / December 17, 2018

Trial Period Update

Trial Period Update

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve.  In light of... read more

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve.  In light of a recent Employment Court judgment, we have (again!) updated...

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Acts / March 21, 2019

Employment Relations (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2019

Employment Relations (Infringement Offences) Regulations 2019

Effective 6 May 2019, new regulations provide that failure to... read more

Effective 6 May 2019, new regulations provide that failure to have a written employment agreement may be punished by a...

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Acts / April 17, 2019

Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage

Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage

The Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Bill... read more

The Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Bill 2018, proposes to allow for a mother and her partner or spouse...

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Acts / October 15, 2018

UPDATE Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018

UPDATE Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018

The Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018 (Act)... read more

The Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Act 2018 (Act) will come into force on 1 April 2019, directly impacting the...

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General / September 25, 2018