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Is attending work while sick unlawful?

The current pandemic has put measures such as mask wearing, social distancing and testing into the spotlight.

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Employment Relations Authority Determines Accounts Administrator Unfairly Dismissed

The Employment Relations Authority has awarded lost wages and $15,000 in compensation

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MediaWorks Report - The Boys Club

Mediaworks in the spotlight for unsafe and unhealthy workplace

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Essential worker visa changes

Friday’s announcement from Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi that Essential Skills Visas would be extended.

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Mislabelling working arrangements as contractor’s costly business : Barry and CJ Builders

Last year Mike Leota successfully sued parcel express for wrongful labelling as a contractor.

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The Future Of Mental Health In The Workplace

ACC’s investment in this platform suggests that it sees merit in Sir John’s approach

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COVID-19, Vaccines and Employers

Can employers require employees to take a vaccine? Two different forces are at work here- the Health and Safety, and Human Rights.

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Are Workplace Health and Safety Committees mandatory under the law?

MIQ has been criticised for its tardiness in establishing Workplace Health and Safety Committees by the unions.

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BuckettLaw Assists Unfairly Dismissed Worker

Getting Ms. Jones $20,000 in compensation and $13,036 in lost wages

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Employers Take Note

Be Careful When Accepting Mediation

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Refrigerator Engineer Awarded $15,000

and 3 months wages by Employment Relations Authority

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Owners of Asparagus Grower Ordered to Pay

Penalty of $26,000

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Minimum Wage Increases

From 1 April 2021 the minimum wage increases from $18.90 to $20

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ERA Finds Employer Acted Unlawfully

by Ceasing Employee’s Pay Over Lockdown

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ERA Finds Director Personally Liable

For Wage Arrears & Imposes Penalty of $30,000

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Employer Unjustifiably Dismisses and Disadvantages Migrant Worker Over Visa Status

Must Pay $18,000 in Compensation

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Court of Appeal Confirms section 149 Settlement Agreements

Cannot be Set Aside for Medical Incapacity Unless other Contracting Party Has Knowledge

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Ear Nurse Dismissed Less Than A Week Into Lockdown

The Employment Relations Authority awarded Ms Lees $17,000 in compensation, $14,742 in lost income and $66.30 in interest...

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Impending Fair Payment Agreement System

– A Win for both Unions and Non-Union Members

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The Future Of Mental Health In The Workplace

ACC’s investment in this platform suggests that it sees merit in Sir John’s approach

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Mislabelling working arrangements as contractor’s costly business : Barry and CJ Builders

Last year Mike Leota successfully sued parcel express for wrongful labelling as a contractor.

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