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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


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


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


Health and safety fires up!
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • March 12 2015

In a first for New Zealand, a Company Director has been sentenced to a custodial sentence (four months' home detention) following a conviction under


Exciting? Not so much. Crucial? Definitely.
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • February 11 2015

Wage and time records are not the sexiest or most captivating aspect of employment law. Indeed, it is an element of HR that is easy for even the best


Workplace watch - issue 5, December 2014
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • December 24 2014

The report back for the Health and Safety Reform Bill has been set back to 30 March 2015 and it is now not expected to come into effect until the


Employee-inventor remuneration
  • Baldwins
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • November 26 2014

If an employee invents something and their employer is entitled to ownership of that invention, should the inventor be compensated by their employer


Redundancy wake up: Court of Appeal upholds Employment Court decision
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • November 21 2014

Redundancies have been a hot-button issue over the past 18 months, with no fewer than four Employment Court decisions dealing with them. The Court of


Small change, big deal
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • November 17 2014

From 6 December, people injured by an offender in the conduct of a crime will be able to receive reparation for the difference between the