Employment Agreements – can you afford not to have them?

Employment Agreements – can you afford not to have them?

Background The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment... read more

Background The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) visited 41 employees in the Queenstown region in August 2014 alone,...

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General / April 25, 2015

Paying properly for public holidays this April

Paying properly for public holidays this April

Easter is nearly upon us and it seems to be the topic of conversation,... read more

Easter is nearly upon us and it seems to be the topic of conversation, especially since many employees are turning...

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General / November 25, 2015

Press Release – Farmers warned to be vigilant around migrant workers’ paperwork

Press Release – Farmers warned to be vigilant around migrant workers’ paperwork

25 November 2015 Media release – Copeland Ashcroft Law... read more

25 November 2015 Media release – Copeland Ashcroft Law Recent events are a timely reminder that farmers and growers need...

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General / April 25, 2016

Law Blog: Why employers should care about bullying

Law Blog: Why employers should care about bullying

By Lucia Vincent Bullying hurts. Most know the sting of a hurtful... read more

By Lucia Vincent Bullying hurts. Most know the sting of a hurtful jibe or playful punch. Being teased as a...

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General / August 25, 2016

Janet Copeland speaks on the Morning Report, Radio NZ about the latest pay equity claim

Janet Copeland speaks on the Morning Report, Radio NZ about the latest pay equity claim

Copeland Ashcroft Law Principal Janet Copeland recently spoke... read more

Copeland Ashcroft Law Principal Janet Copeland recently spoke on the Morning Report on Radio New Zealand about the latest pay...

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General / January 25, 2017

Creating and implementing an effective Drug & Alcohol Policy

Creating and implementing an effective Drug & Alcohol Policy

Kate Ashcroft spoke at the Conferenz 31st Annual Industrial and... read more

Kate Ashcroft spoke at the Conferenz 31st Annual Industrial and Employment Relations Conference recently, on creating and implementing an effective...

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General / April 25, 2017

South Island Contribution Visa

South Island Contribution Visa

On 19 April 2017, the Government announced that it will introduce... read more

On 19 April 2017, the Government announced that it will introduce a temporary residency visa for a period of 12...

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General / June 25, 2017

Achieving Peak Performance? Tips and tricks to get your team there!

Achieving Peak Performance? Tips and tricks to get your team there!

The Copeland Ashcroft Law Team recently presented a seminar... read more

The Copeland Ashcroft Law Team recently presented a seminar around the country on “Achieving Peak performance in the workplace”. Key take-away points...

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General / November 25, 2017

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve

In light of a recent Employment Court judgment, we have (again!)... read more

In light of a recent Employment Court judgment, we have (again!) updated this article, which was previously issued in our...

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General / March 25, 2018

The Ever Changing Landscape of Disciplinaries, Investigations and Remedies Seminar

The Ever Changing Landscape of Disciplinaries, Investigations and Remedies Seminar

Join us at our next paid seminar on The Ever Changing Landscape... read more

Join us at our next paid seminar on The Ever Changing Landscape of Disciplinaries, Investigations and Remedies Workplace relations are...

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General / July 25, 2018