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‘Sleeping’ Australian Director of a NZ subsidiary? Time to wake up and smell the potential liability
  • FAL Lawyers
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • January 21 2016

On 4 April 2016, New Zealand's Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (NZ Act) comes into effect to seek to address New Zealand's alarming workplace


Workplace Watch - Issue 9, December 2015
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • December 17 2015

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


Treating like for like
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • December 11 2015

While we wait keenly for the Court of Appeal's guidance on fair process in the H v A Ltd case (the appeal will be heard in May next year), there is


New Zealand company director sentenced to home detention for safety breaches
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • October 2 2015

The District Court of Hastings in New Zealand in the decision of WorkSafe New Zealand v Arthur Ernest Britton Britton House Movers Limited 2015


Workplace watch - issue 8, September 2015
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • September 30 2015

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


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


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


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