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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


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


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


Workplace Watch - Issue 10, April 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • April 28 2016

The new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 came into force on Monday, 4 April. We would have to go back a long way to find a piece of legislation


Insuring against dishonest employees
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • April 26 2016

Banks and other financial institutions usually rely on internal controls to prevent or identify dishonesty by employees. However, given the often


Deductions for Unworked Notice
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • April 6 2016

It can be really frustrating for an employer when an employee just ups and leaves without giving the contractual notice period. Many employment


Choice of law not guaranteed in cross-border employment relationships
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • March 1 2016

Employment relationships commonly cross the Tasman and other international borders. When they do, legal issues can arise regarding which country's law


‘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