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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

Sun, sand and annual leave

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • October 22 2014

The warmer weather is here, bringing with it the desire to take time away from work to enjoy the sunshine. But what are employees entitled to? How

When do you need to call WorkSafe?

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 23 2014

The Health and Safety Reform Bill (Bill) passed its first reading in Parliament. It is presently with the Transport and Industrial Relations

Workplace watch - issue 4, September 2014

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 19 2014

MBIE will report back to the Government later this year on recommendations to improve the enforcement of minimum employment standards, especially in

Newsflash: trial periods

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 5 2014

The trials and tribulations of using a trial period are compounding with each new Authority and Court decision. The latest wrinkle is the recent