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Christmas 'What to say When?'

Posted by on 12 December 2018 | 0 Comments

As the Statutory Holidays fall on week days this year, paying employees over the Christmas period will be relatively easy for most businesses. If you have a question though, please contact us. In the meantime here are a few Christmas themed 'what to say when?'...

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ERA Bill Passes into Law

Posted by on 10 December 2018 | 0 Comments

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Changes to the Employment Relations Act

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Personal Grievances – When a Win is actually a Loss

Posted by on 26 November 2018 | 0 Comments

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A recent personal grievance case between Philipa Johnson and the National Business Review (NBR) resulted in a win for the employee, which actually ended in a financial loss for her when all was said and done. The Employment Relations Authority determined the employee was unjustifiably dismissed. However, the sting in the tail for the employee was that her legal costs were 10 times higher than the compensation she received.

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ERA Says Lap Dancers are Contractors

Posted by on 31 October 2018 | 0 Comments

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Earlier this year, we wrote this article about taxi drivers winning an Employment Relations Authority (ERA) hearing to be classified as employees not contractors. At the time the Labour Inspectorate National Manager said this case was clear evidence of sham contracting and that employers needed to be very clear about the difference between contractors and employees.

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Health & Safety Q & A

Posted by on 30 October 2018 | 0 Comments

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Q1.  Which of these is responsible for the highest percentage of work-related accidents?

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$30K Awarded to CFO for Challenging Her Boss

Posted by on 30 October 2018 | 0 Comments

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Bianca Von Keisenberg started working as a CFO at Alexander Group Media in January 2018. Despite having no formal accounting qualifications, she was employed and given the responsibility of invoicing clients, credit management, payroll, and accounts payable and receivable.

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Bullying, WorkSafe and Personal Grievances

Posted by on 26 September 2018 | 0 Comments

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Recently WorkSafe announced that it will ‘typically only investigate bullying and harassment claims where there is diagnosis of serious mental harm’

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October Free Seminar

Posted by on 26 September 2018 | 0 Comments

Managing Conflict between Colleagues

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What to Say When

Posted by on 21 September 2018 | 0 Comments

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Dealing with an Angry Person 

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