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Charitable Trust's approach to trial periods uncharitable

New Zealand - December 14 2018 A recent decision to come out of the Christchurch Employment Court, Roach v Nazareth Care Charitable Trust, has highlighted the importance of...

Mere King, Amy de Joux, Nicola Ridder, Holly Hedley, Hamish Kynaston, Peter Chemis, Alastair Sherriff, Andrea Pazin, Susan Rowe.


Employment Relations Amendment Bill - Second reading

New Zealand - December 4 2018 The Bill had its second reading on 27 November, and has undergone some changes since first introduced. Its stated purpose...

Mere King, Amy de Joux, Nicola Ridder, Holly Hedley, Hamish Kynaston, Peter Chemis, Alastair Sherriff, Andrea Pazin, Susan Rowe.


Removing barriers to pay equity - Government introduces Equal Pay Amendment Bill

New Zealand - September 28 2018 The 125th anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand was celebrated with what should be another milestone in equal rights, the introduction of the...

Jen Howes, Tasha Kuypers.


Stumped no longer: health and safety sentencing after Stumpmaster v WorkSafe New Zealand

New Zealand - September 4 2018 The recently released High Court decision in Stumpmaster v WorkSafe New Zealand has provided much needed clarification on the proper approach to...

Mere King, Amy de Joux, Nicola Ridder, Holly Hedley, Hamish Kynaston, Peter Chemis, Alastair Sherriff, Andrea Pazin, Susan Rowe.


Same behaviour, different consequences - the Employment Court revisits "disparity of treatment"

New Zealand - August 16 2018 When dealing with disciplinary matters, as a general rule of thumb, employers are best advised to treat like cases alike. However, as has become...