Tips for Managing Absenteeism

Tips for Managing Absenteeism

Tips for managing absenteeism At our recent seminar series, we... read more

Tips for managing absenteeism At our recent seminar series, we discussed the complex issue of absenteeism and the impact for...

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General / November 20, 2019

COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme expanded for “at risk” employees of all businesses

COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme expanded for “at risk” employees of all businesses

With the shift to COVID-19 Alert Level 3, the Government has... read more

With the shift to COVID-19 Alert Level 3, the Government has issued recent guidance around what Alert Level 3 means for those...

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General / April 28, 2020

Sexual harassment claim time extended

Sexual harassment claim time extended

The Employment Relations (Extended Time for Personal Grievance... read more

The Employment Relations (Extended Time for Personal Grievance for Sexual Harassment) Amendment Bill has progressed through its first reading and...

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General / November 24, 2021

Consequences for not checking your subcontractor has health and safety covered

Consequences for not checking your subcontractor has health and safety covered

The first sentencing decision has been released following the... read more

The first sentencing decision has been released following the Whakaari/White Island eruption and WorkSafe’s prosecutions relating to this. A charter...

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General / May 19, 2022

Time to pay attention to farm workers’ wages

Time to pay attention to farm workers’ wages

Janet Copeland and Melissa Vining (Agri HR consultant) recently... read more

Janet Copeland and Melissa Vining (Agri HR consultant) recently featured in the Southland Times to read this article regarding a...

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General / July 25, 2015

Health & Safety Regulations released: What you need to know about the new control hierarchy

Health & Safety Regulations released: What you need to know about the new control hierarchy

A raft of new regulations to support the Health and Safety at... read more

A raft of new regulations to support the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (Act) were released recently, covering...

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General / February 25, 2016

Trial Periods: what is required, and how to safely dismiss

Trial Periods: what is required, and how to safely dismiss

Trial periods are available to all employers for new employees... read more

Trial periods are available to all employers for new employees for the first 90 days of employment, and are a...

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General / May 25, 2016

Charlie Arms-Harris speaks to Jonny Turner on public holidays and leave entitlements

Charlie Arms-Harris speaks to Jonny Turner on public holidays and leave entitlements

Copeland Ashcroft employment law specialist Charlie Arms-Harris... read more

Copeland Ashcroft employment law specialist Charlie Arms-Harris speaks to Jonny Turner on the Hokonui Muster around Mondayisation of public holidays...

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General / October 25, 2016

What happens when an employee breaches a settlement agreement?

What happens when an employee breaches a settlement agreement?

Employment relationship problems are commonly resolved by confidential... read more

Employment relationship problems are commonly resolved by confidential settlement negotiations, resulting in a full and final settlement being agreed between...

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General / March 25, 2017

Breach of settlement has consequences

Breach of settlement has consequences

Dispute outcomes negotiated by agreement are commonly and prudently... read more

Dispute outcomes negotiated by agreement are commonly and prudently recorded in a Record of Settlement (ROS), signed by a mediator...

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General / May 25, 2017