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Back into the Bubble - Government assistance for businesses

New Zealand - August 20 2021 With only a few hours' notice, New Zealanders have quickly adjusted to lockdown once again and the Government has taken quick steps to make additional…

Shaun Brookes, Peter Chemis, Sherridan Cook, Nicola Cuervo, Holly Hedley, Lorraine Hercus, Mere King, Hamish Kynaston, Louise Robertson, Alastair Sherriff, Jessica Taylor, Emma von Veh

Bill to increase sick leave becomes law - employers must be ready from 24 July

USA - June 16 2021 The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill that increases the minimum entitlement to paid sick leave from 5 to 10 days has now passed its…

Shaun Brookes, Peter Chemis, Sherridan Cook, Nicola Cuervo, Holly Hedley, Lorraine Hercus, Mere King, Hamish Kynaston, Alastair Sherriff, Jessica Taylor, Emma von Veh

'Flyer beware' - the employment implications of overseas travel

Australia, New Zealand - April 16 2021 After months of public speculation, the Government has announced that the Trans-Tasman bubble will open on 19 April. However, the Government has…

Shaun Brookes, Peter Chemis, Sherridan Cook, Nicola Cuervo, Holly Hedley, Lorraine Hercus, Mere King, Hamish Kynaston, Alastair Sherriff, Emma von Veh

Holidays Act Taskforce recommendation

New Zealand - February 23 2021 On 23 February 2020 the Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety released the Holidays Act Taskforce report. In his press release, the Minister…

Shaun Brookes, Peter Chemis, Sherridan Cook, Nicola Cuervo, Holly Hedley, Lorraine Hercus, Mere King, Hamish Kynaston, Alastair Sherriff, Jessica Taylor, Emma von Veh

More sick leave could deliver a healthier workforce

New Zealand - February 16 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic, which remains a risk for all New Zealand, has highlighted how important it is for people to stay home when they are unwell…

Shaun Brookes, Peter Chemis, Sherridan Cook, Nicola Cuervo, Holly Hedley, Lorraine Hercus, Mere King, Hamish Kynaston, Alastair Sherriff, Emma von Veh