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Director convicted for health and safety breach

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 26 2014

Last week the District Court convicted a company and its sole director under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE Act) for failing to

Information overload! Know what you must disclose

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 26 2014

What happens when an employee, or an unsuccessful candidate for a position, wants to see information relevant to their file or application that the

The unacceptable cost of doing business: Jetstar fined for Fair Work Act contraventions

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 25 2014

Two Jetstar companies have been fined a total of $90,000 after admitting to unlawfully requiring six cadet pilots to pay the costs of their training

To keep, or to delete?

  • Russell McVeagh
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 13 2014

One issue in information law that can be easily overlooked is the blurry line between when agencies must delete data and the sometimes conflicting

Case comment: disclosure of job applicants' personal information

  • Russell McVeagh
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 13 2014

The Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) has ordered a company to disclose to a failed job applicant the CVs and reference checks of other applicants

Health and safety update - 12 March 2014

  • Russell McVeagh
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • March 12 2014

The Government introduced the Health and Safety Reform Bill 2014 ("Bill") to the house on 10 March 2014. As foreshadowed in the Working Safer reform

Human Rights Review Tribunal a better option than the Employment Relations Authority?

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 11 2014

Three recent decisions from the Human Rights Review Tribunal, all of which were resolved in favour of the employee, are a reminder to employers that

Employer ordered to disclose applicants' CVs to unsuccessful job seeker

  • Bell Gully
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 5 2014

The Human Rights Review Tribunal recently ordered an employer to disclose to an unsuccessful job applicant alleging age discrimination, the names

Salaried staff entitled to minimum wage for sleepovers

  • Simpson Grierson
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  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2014

For all employers who engage salaried staff to "sleepover" on the job, the Employment Court's recent judgment, Victoria Law and others v The Board of

Health and safety bulletin - December 2013

  • Russell McVeagh
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 18 2013

The WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 has established a new Crown agency that has primary responsibility for the administration and enforcement of the