Article: KiwiSaver a total remuneration approach

Article: KiwiSaver a total remuneration approach

By Janet Copeland Under the KiwiSaver Act 2006 (KSA) an employer... read more

By Janet Copeland Under the KiwiSaver Act 2006 (KSA) an employer is obliged to pay compulsory employer contributions (CEC) for...

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General / January 25, 2015

CHANGING EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS

CHANGING EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS

Get used to employment law changing.  Following consultation... read more

Get used to employment law changing.  Following consultation and over 13,000 submissions, proposed amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000...

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General / October 25, 2015

WHY EMPLOYERS SHOULD CARE – BULLYING, HEALTH & SAFETY, EMPLOYMENT

WHY EMPLOYERS SHOULD CARE – BULLYING, HEALTH & SAFETY, EMPLOYMENT

Lucia Vincent, Senior Solicitor* NZISM Otago Branch Seminar –... read more

Lucia Vincent, Senior Solicitor* NZISM Otago Branch Seminar – 2 July 2015 Bullying hurts.  Most know the sting of a...

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General / March 25, 2016

Zero Hour Contract Restrictions

Zero Hour Contract Restrictions

A law change restricting zero hour contracts becomes effective... read more

A law change restricting zero hour contracts becomes effective from 1 April 2016, following amendment to the Employment Relations Act...

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General / June 25, 2016

Workplace Discrimination

Workplace Discrimination

Discrimination claims and complaints are becoming more popular... read more

Discrimination claims and complaints are becoming more popular with employees, and employers need to understand their obligations in this area...

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General / November 25, 2016

Proof of Sickness Requirements Changing

Proof of Sickness Requirements Changing

The Holidays Act 2003 (the Act) will change as of 31 January... read more

The Holidays Act 2003 (the Act) will change as of 31 January 2018, to allow the health practitioners as listed below...

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General / March 25, 2017

Choosing an employment agreement? One size does not fit all!

Choosing an employment agreement? One size does not fit all!

Using the right type of individual employment agreement (IEA)... read more

Using the right type of individual employment agreement (IEA) is key to managing the risk of misunderstandings, mismatched expectations, and...

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General / May 25, 2017

Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill Introduced

Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill Introduced

On 26 July 2017 the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill... read more

On 26 July 2017 the Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill (Bill) was introduced into Parliament by Workplace Relations...

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General / August 25, 2017

A weighty issue – Fonterra truck drivers who weigh over 150kgs stood down due to safety concerns

A weighty issue – Fonterra truck drivers who weigh over 150kgs stood down due to safety concerns

We’ve been watching with interest the news around Fonterra’s... read more

We’ve been watching with interest the news around Fonterra’s standing down of truck drivers who weigh over the rating limit...

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General / February 25, 2018

Don’t forget to register for Employment Risk Management Seminar

Don’t forget to register for Employment Risk Management Seminar

Join us at our next free seminar on employment risk management. New... read more

Join us at our next free seminar on employment risk management. New Zealand’s employment law landscape is becoming more complicated, and...

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General / May 25, 2018