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

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