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Our Perspective

Our thoughts and knowledge on the latest employment news – from policy changes to recent cases.

Pay Equity Claim: What is it? – Oct 2018

A pay equity claim is a claim that an employee, in a predominantly female role…

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Domestic Violence Legislation: Implications for Employers – July 2018

Employers will now be required to provide additional protections, care and leave…

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Employee drug use outside work hours: Mitigating health and safety risks – Jan 2018

As we come out of the holiday season, many employees will be returning…

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Are Compensation Payouts for Personal Greivances on the Rise? – Nov 2017

The case of Waikato District Health Board v Archibald…

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Election 2017: Possible Workplace Relations Implications – Sept 2017

The general election is now less than two weeks away…

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Proposed Pay Equity Legislation Released for Consultation – May 2017

Pay equity has been in the headlines recently following the Government’s…

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Can our private lives impact on an employer’s reputation? – Feb 2017

I commonly get asked for advice on situations where an employee’s…

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New ERA rules around availability provisions – Oct 2016

Amendments made to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (“ERA”)…

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Court of Appeal Scales Back Procedural Fairness Requirements – Sep 2016

In recent months a handful of decisions from the Employment Court…

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