Trial period provision soon to be removed for Accredited Employer Work Visa holders 

Employers under the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) scheme will not be allowed to use 90-day trial periods for AEWV holders from 29 October 2023.… Read More

Help! A personal grievance, what should I do? 

Tips for business owners when handling an employee’s personal grievance claim… Read More

Increased Migrant Worker Protections

The Government introduced the Worker Protection (Migrant and Other Employees) Bill into Parliament at the end of September.… Read More

Another nail in the coffin for “independent contractor” arrangements?

The Employment Court has found four Uber drivers to be employees rather than independent contractors.… Read More

The Fair Pay Agreement Act is now law

The Fair Pay Agreement Act is now in force, creating what has been touted as the biggest overhaul of employment law since the millennium.… Read More

A raft of changes for employers once more

What’s next for employers now the Covid-19 protection framework is gone… Read More

Calling out a RAT

With increasing stories of positive RAT results being sold online and the enticing prospect of a seven day holiday, the risk of sick leave fraud in workplaces is ever increasing. So if you have suspicions and want to call out a RAT, here’s what you can do.… Read More

The wavering corporate veil: Ignorance of the law no longer a protection against employers’ personal liability

A Court of Appeal decision underlines the expectation that all employers should be compliant with minimum employment standards.… Read More

Vaccination mandate continues to widen

Over the past three days we have seen several key developments in COVID-19 employment law that will likely affect the future operation of your business. … Read More

Co-parenting across Alert Level 2 & 3 boundaries

For whānau living within and across Alert Level boundaries, navigating shared care arrangements can be a difficult and sometimes daunting task.… Read More

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