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Seasonal worker fixed term employee: what’s the difference?

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 28 2013

In the recent decision of Turner v Talley's Group Limited, the Employment Court held that "seasonal" workers are not a separate category of workers

Unilateral salary cut costly for employer

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • October 31 2012

A recent determination from the Employment Relations Authority has highlighted the risks of reducing an employee's salary without their agreement

Don't trip up on a trial period

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 7 2012

Several recent decisions from the Employment Court and Authority have highlighted the difficulties employers have been encountering, when attempting to enforce trial period provisions under the new statutory provision at s67A Employment Relations Act

Tell me how it ends!

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 7 2012

The Employment Court recently issued a decision on fixed term contracts

What does an entitlement to an "additional" week's leave mean?

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 30 2012

The increase in an employee’s annual holiday entitlement from three to four weeks came into effect on 1 April 2007

"Would" v "could" Employment Court confirms that more than just one letter has changed

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 7 2011

The Full Court of the Employment Court has just released its preliminary decision in the cases of Angus v Ports of Auckland and McKean v Ports of Auckland

Casual employees: not casual enough?

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 16 2011

Are your casual employees truly casual?

"Could" you dismiss?

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 7 2011

The recent Employment Relations Authority determination of Sigglekow v Waikato District Health Board considered the new test for justifying dismissals (and other actions) by an employer

A recent case calls into question an employer’s right to set its workplace standards

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • April 19 2011

The Employment Court's recent decision in C v Air Nelson casts real doubt over the extent to which the Court will truly allow an employer to reach its own decision about the behaviour that it considers acceptable in its workplace

Pay back time

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand
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  • October 25 2010

Employees are a critical part of any business' success