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

Employment Relations Act Changes – Active Choice Form

Employment Relations Act Changes – Active Choice Form

In December 2018 we wrote about the Employment Relations Act... read more

In December 2018 we wrote about the Employment Relations Act 2000 amendments.  One of these changes to come into effect...

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Acts / April 17, 2019

Employment Relations Act Changes – Collective Agreements 30-Day Rule

Employment Relations Act Changes – Collective Agreements 30-Day Rule

In our recent article, we highlighted some changes to the Employment... read more

In our recent article, we highlighted some changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 in respect of unions and collective...

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Acts / May 22, 2019

Collective Bargaining – Code of Good Faith

Collective Bargaining – Code of Good Faith

A new Code of Good Faith in Collective Bargaining (Code) under... read more

A new Code of Good Faith in Collective Bargaining (Code) under the Employment Relations Act 2000 (Act) has been approved...

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Agreements / May 22, 2019

Triangular Employment Relationships – Passed

Triangular Employment Relationships – Passed

The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act... read more

The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act 2019 (Act) has passed, and will come into effect on 28 June 2020. ...

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Acts / July 24, 2019