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Employee unjustifiably dismissed after producing suspicious medical certificate

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 23 2014

The Employment Court recently held that the dismissal by Telecom of an employee who produced a suspicious medical certificate after he failed to

MBIE consults on regulations to support the new Health and Safety at Work Act

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • July 10 2014

A discussion document outlining proposals for new health and safety regulations has been released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and

New Health and Safety Act - big impact on multi-contractor sites

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 1 2014

The Act is still a Bill at this stage and is due to be reported back from select committee on 13 September. But it has wide support in Parliament and

‘They’re contractors not employees’ really?

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • June 24 2014

Are your 'workers' employees or contractors? When it comes to termination, you need to make sure you have the classification spot on. A contractor

Workplace watch - issue 3, June 2014

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • June 16 2014

National passed this Act as part of the budget legislation package. It will: increase entitlement from 14 to 16 weeks on 1 April 2015 and to 18 weeks

Do post employment earnings attract holiday pay?

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • June 10 2014

The Employment Court answers the question: is a former employee entitled to holiday pay on earnings received after they have finished work? Mr Howell

New workplace health and safety legislation

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • June 5 2014

As you might be aware, the Government is in the process of introducing new workplace health and safety legislation. The Health and Safety Reform Bill

The new health and safety regime in detail

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 30 2014

Important detail on how the new Health and Safety at Work Act will perform in the workplace is available in the discussion document released last

Submissions sought on proposed health and safety regulations

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 22 2014

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking submissions on the first phase of proposals about the development of

Countdown to a new health and safety regime

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • May 12 2014

The Health and Safety Reform Bill, once passed, will become a key part of director training and initiation so central will it be to the task of