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Security firm unlawfully deducts wages from employee

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems

Can a firm deduct your wages? Lawyer Carolyn Heaton discusses a case of unlawful wage deduction.

“Hobbit Law” working group

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems

The Film Industry Working Group expected to recommend changes to the way workers are employed by mid 2018.

Airline ordered to pay $6,000 to employees for changing rosters without agreement

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) upheld Qantas employees concerns over changing rosters, ordering payments as a penalty for breaching the collective...

Employers - what obligations do you have when an anonymous complaint is made by one employee against another?

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems

Legal advice for employers about dealing with anonymous complaint made by staff about each other.

Pay as you go holiday pay

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy

Normally, holiday pay can only be paid to an employee in New Zealand if they take annual leave, cash in annual leave (a maximum of one week per year may...

What happens if I don’t give notice when I resign?

Filed under: Contract Law, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances

When resigning from a job, an employee may ask what their employer can do if they don’t give the notice that is required by their employment agreement....

Employment agreements and discrimination

Filed under: Contract Law, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Human Rights

In New Zealand, the Human Rights Act 1993 and Employment Relations Act 2000 makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee (or potential...

Abandonment of employment

Filed under: Contract Law, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances

Abandonment of employment is a concept in New Zealand case law (it’s not specifically covered by legislation) where an employer can declare an employee’s...

Employers should proactively provide rest breaks: Case

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances

The legal requirement for employers to provide employees with rest and meal breaks in New Zealand is covered by Part 6D of the Employment Relations Act...

Proposed changes to employment law

Filed under: Workplace Injuries, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy, Mediation, Privacy

At the last election, the Government committed to making changes to employment law. Its proposals were published in June 2013, in the form of the Employment...

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