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Asia Pacific: paying out of accrued annual leave

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore
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  • December 5 2014

Where there has been a transfer of employment, what happens to an employee's accrued but untaken annual leave? Below we consider the position

Suspension - not as straightforward as you may think

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 2 2014

Suspending an employee is not as straightforward as many employers may think. In this article, we guide you through the legalities. What is a

Employee-inventor remuneration

  • Baldwins
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2014

If an employee invents something and their employer is entitled to ownership of that invention, should the inventor be compensated by their employer

Redundancy wake up: Court of Appeal upholds Employment Court decision

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 21 2014

Redundancies have been a hot-button issue over the past 18 months, with no fewer than four Employment Court decisions dealing with them. The Court of

Small change, big deal

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 17 2014

From 6 December, people injured by an offender in the conduct of a crime will be able to receive reparation for the difference between the

Social media: can you be terminated for tweeting or lose your job for liking?

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 12 2014

If you think the seemingly inconsequential act of liking a post by someone else on Facebook is outside the scope of your employment relationship, then

PAYE not held on trust for Inland Revenue Supreme Court

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 10 2014

The Supreme Court, in a judgment released last Friday, has overruled the Court of Appeal by deciding that the IRD stands behind liquidators and

Once upon a time, there was a Bill

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 4 2014

Way way back, during the 2011 election campaign, National made a promise to amend the Employment Relations Act 2000. Following what has proven to be

Asia: do employers have a right to access and to disclose employee data without consent?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan
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  • November 3 2014

When can an employer access and disclose their employees' personal data in different jurisdictions? We compare the rules in Australia, China, Hong

Law change creates more flexible labour market

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • October 31 2014

The Employment Relations Amendment Act, passed yesterday, will bring new flexibility to the labour market and will reduce the ability of unions to