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The first sentencing under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 30 2017

It has taken over 16 months, but the first sentencing decision under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) was released last week. The


Higher Health & Safety fines are a new reality
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • August 28 2017

On 22 August, the first fine was imposed on a business for breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. While these fines cannot be insured, the


Amputation brings big fine
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • August 28 2017

Last week the first fine was imposed on a business for breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). WorkSafe New Zealand v Budget Plastics


First sentence under new H&S regime shows much higher penalties
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • August 25 2017

The first sentencing decision under the new Health and Safety at Work Act (HSW Act) was handed down this week and shows predictably that the Courts


Civil defence emergencies - employment issues
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • August 15 2017

Civil defence emergencies are sudden events that endanger the safety of the public and property. The Christchurch earthquakes are a tragic example of


Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review - Issue 16: Second Quarter 2017
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Australia, China, Hong Kong
  • July 27 2017

Changes to the federal legislation establishing the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the "Code") were rushed through


Name suppression: where privacy rights meet good faith
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • June 14 2017

On first principles, human resources professionals are very good at dealing with privacy issues. The technical legal requirements, however, are not


New test for reparation topping-up ACC
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • May 26 2017

On 22 May 2017, a company and its director were ordered by the District Court to pay its employee $226,300 to top-up ACC in respect of future loss of


Trial Period Notice - What Notice?
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand
  • May 12 2017

Just when we thought that the law around trial periods was settling down and we knew where we all stood, the ground has shifted again. The latest


Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review - Issue 15: First Quarter 2017
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines
  • April 7 2017

Changes to the federal legislation establishing the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the "Code") were rushed through