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Cavell Leitch
An employer must pass on the full amount of the wage subsidy from the government, to the employee it is claimed for.
Cavell Leitch
The NZ government has amended and clarified parts of the COVID-19 employer wage subsidy, with immediate effect.
Cavell Leitch
The scheme allows essential businesses to pay employees who cannot work and must take leave due to COVID-19 guidelines.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
To ensure you are up-to-date with these employment law changes, we have set them out in a ‘2020 Employment Law Calendar'.
Cavell Leitch
Employees are entitled to statutory sick leave, but issues could arise when an employee takes more than that amount.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
While internships can open doors and can be an important pathway to success, interns must pay for rent and food as well.
STA Law Firm
The new amendment brings the change in the legal provisions of Employment Relations Act 2000, Human Rights Act 1993 and Holidays Act 2003. Besides,...
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers and employees may use the festive season to take holidays, to manage leave balances, or to just closedown.
Duncan Cotterill
Court considered how the definition of ordinary weekly pay requires an employer to treat commissions when calculating holiday pay.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
If an employer wishes to rely on requiring an employee to work overtime, then it must provide reasonable compensation.
Littler Mendelson
New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) taking effect this spring
Duncan Cotterill
These cases show that substantial discounts for mitigating factors can still be obtained in appropriate circumstances.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This is a calendar to signal reviews, consultations and legislative changes to employment law in New Zealand in 2019.
Chapman Tripp
The Bolger-led tripartite Working Group produced a set of recommendations to design a Fair Pay Agreement (FPA) system.
Cavell Leitch
This update is for employers enforcing a mandatory Christmas close-down. with migrant workers on temporary entry visas.
Duncan Cotterill
There are a number of proposed changes to NZ legislation, progressing in 2019, relating to privacy and employment law.
Duncan Cotterill
There are significant prospective reforms in employment relations law, to come into effect over the next six months.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The changes will have significance for all employers, so they should review employment agreements to ensure compliance.
Littler Mendelson
The New Zealand Government recently introduced the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, which aims to enable women to lodge pay equity claims more easily.
Duncan Cotterill
From 1 April 2019, this Act will give employees who are affected by domestic violence new entitlements, leave and rights.
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