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 Tag: Employment Law

9 June 2021

Employees Taking Excessive Sick Leave

Many employers have grappled with a small group of employees that take excessive amounts of sick leave over and above their statutory entitlement.

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26 May 2021

Bereavement Leave for Pregnancy Loss

 The Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Act 2021 (Act) came into force on 1 April 2021.

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11 May 2021

New Fair Pay Agreement System

On 7 May 2021 the Government announced a new policy on Fair Pay Agreements (FPAs). The Fair Pay Agreement System sets out the union/employer bargaining process and will set minimum standards for all employees and employers in an industry/occupation.

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5 February 2021

Waitangi Day and Mondayisation

Those who work a Monday to Friday job will be looking forward to a long weekend. While Waitangi Day falls on a Saturday this year, the public holiday is taken on the following Monday.

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9 July 2020

Triangular Employment Relationships

Joining controlling third parties to personal grievance claims The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act 2019(Act)came into force on 27 June 2020.   The Act has far reaching implications for employers who use labour-hire companies.

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10 June 2020

Consumer Contracts – Financial Support

Debt, Hardship and Uncertainty: COVID-19 and its Implications for Lending and Borrowing Arrangements  The impacts of COVID-19 have been far-reaching, affecting the economy in a variety of ways.

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