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Company fined $1.1 million for workplace death in Australia
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 20 2015

An Australian company has been fined $1.1 million for negligence leading to a workplace death. The prosecution was one of the first under Australia's


66 bottles of beer ...
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • August 18 2015

Holding a union delegate responsible for 66 bottles of beer can be discrimination. So says the Court of Appeal. Is discrimination the new frontier


Changes to the Health and Safety Reform Bill
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 7 2015

The proposed amendments to the Health and Safety Reform Bill will dilute the compliance requirements on small businesses in lower risk industries


The disciplinary dance don’t miss a step!
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • August 6 2015

Once an employer has investigated allegations of misconduct, and reached the conclusion that yes, the employee has indeed done what they were accused


New Zealand: an employee's right to privacy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • New Zealand
  • August 5 2015

In Karen May Hammond v Credit Union Baywide 2015 NZHRRT 6 the Human Rights Review Tribunal ("HRRT") recently found that the improper use of personal


Here we go again...the next steps towards the new health and safety legislation
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • July 30 2015

After some 16 months of consideration, 226 submissions, and 2 extensions, the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee has finally


Double jeopardy for workplace accident?
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • July 29 2015

VIP Frames and Trusses Ltd (VIP) produces prefabricated steel and wooden building frames and trusses for the construction industry. One of its


Big changes to Health & Safety Bill with more to come
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • July 24 2015

The Select Committee is proposing significant amendments to the Health and Safety Reform Bill, with the prospect of more to come through


Safety - get your employees involved!
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • July 13 2015

As you are no doubt aware, once again, the Health and Safety Reform Bill has been delayed, with the Select Committee now due to report back on 24 July


Government to zero in on zero hour contracts
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • July 13 2015

The Government will legislate to require employers to commit to a minimum number of hours where the employee is expected to be on call. Workplace