Fair Pay Agreements

Fair Pay Agreements

The Minister for Work Place Relations and Safety recently introduced... read more

The Minister for Work Place Relations and Safety recently introduced a plan for the creation of fair pay agreements (FPAs),...

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Agreements / September 28, 2018

Your Employees Are Casuals?  Are You Sure?

Your Employees Are Casuals? Are You Sure?

The owner/employer of a Canterbury pub have been ordered to pay... read more

The owner/employer of a Canterbury pub have been ordered to pay a penalty of $30,000 for wrongly treating permanent employees...

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Agreements / January 24, 2019

Release of the Fair Pay Agreement Working Group Report

Release of the Fair Pay Agreement Working Group Report

The Fair Pay Agreement Working Group has released a Report of... read more

The Fair Pay Agreement Working Group has released a Report of recommendations on the Fair Pay Agreement (FPA). For more...

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Agreements / February 20, 2019

Are your workers available? – Update on Availability Provisions

Are your workers available? – Update on Availability Provisions

Many employers are grappling with what availability requirements... read more

Many employers are grappling with what availability requirements mean for their workplace, and a recent Employment Court case, discussed below,...

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General / 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

Fixed term agreements – do you have genuine reasons?

Fixed term agreements – do you have genuine reasons?

A recent Employment Court case, discussed below held that ordinary... read more

A recent Employment Court case, discussed below held that ordinary business risk or the general risk of financial insecurity is...

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Agreements / August 19, 2019