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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


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


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


Workplace watch - issue 7, July 2015
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • July 8 2015

Workplace Watch is a quarterly publication tracking legislation and regulatory reform in relation to workforce and workplace law. Our national team


Icing on the cake for Facebook privacy laws & the impact on your workplace
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • New Zealand
  • June 17 2015

While Facebook continues to produce evidentiary gold for employers seeking to prove employee wrongdoing, a recent New Zealand case demonstrates that


Health and Safety Bill deferred
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • June 2 2015

The report back of the Health and Safety Reform Bill has been deferred due to concerns in the National Party Caucus. This is the second time this


Break-ing news
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • May 4 2015

There has been a lot of comment in recent months about changes to rest and meal break entitlements. Based on those comments, one could be forgiven for


Workplace watch - issue 6, March 2015
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • April 22 2015

The deadline for report back by the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee of the Health and Safety Reform Bill has been moved from 30


Enforcing employment standards heavy sanctions looming!
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • April 10 2015

For a long time, enforcement of employment standards has been a bit of the proverbial slap on the hand with a wet bus ticket. However, things are