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Carer support funding does not result in employment relationship
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 16 2016

On 1 August 2016, the Court of Appeal held that the relief care that Ms Lowe provided pursuant to the government's Carer Support Scheme did not make


Are you an officer?
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 12 2016

The new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSW Act) specifies that those in governance roles, defined as 'officers', have a positive due diligence


Who ya gonna call?
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • August 3 2016

Obviously, we all hope that we never have to deal with an incident in the workplace. But equally, we know that accidents do happen. With the new


Gotta catch ‘em all? What does Pokémon Go mean for the employment relationship?
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • July 25 2016

So unless you've been living in a cave for the last few weeks (and hey, we're not judging your choice of school holiday entertainment), you've


Discrimination in the workplace - here we go again!
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • July 19 2016

Email me when new posts are made to this section The recent article in the New Zealand Herald about a job applicant who was apparently denied the


Workplace Watch - Issue 11, July 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • July 13 2016

The joint working group set up to decide how the Equal Pay Act should be applied across comparable male-dominated and female-dominated occupations


Employee fault no effect on employer liability
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • July 13 2016

The requirement on the employer to take all practicable steps to ensure workplace health and safety is not diluted if the injury occurred through


Can an Employer Actually be Held Liable for an Employee that Seriously Assaults a Customer?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, New Zealand
  • July 12 2016

In the latest episode of Matheson's Employment Law Podcast series, Bryan Dunne discusses a recent decision of the UK Supreme Court which deals with


Hosting drinks? Be sure to think
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 6 2016

The introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) is provoking a range of reactions - from the ridiculous to the sublime, and mostly


Hosting drinks? Be sure to think
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • July 6 2016

The introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) is provoking a range of reactions - from the ridiculous to the sublime, and mostly