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Tips to Reduce Absenteeism

Posted by on 15 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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Achieving a productive, engaged workforce where absence isn’t abused is not easy. It takes time to develop a culture where the interests of the employees and the employer align so that everyone is working together towards a common goal.

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Nelson Boating Company paid over $10K for Unjustified Dismissal

Posted by on 15 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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Mr Woodward, a 65yr old technician employed by Totally Boating Ltd raised a personal grievance for unjustified dismissal, when he was made redundant in March 2012, claiming that his dismissal was both substantially and procedurally unjustified.  He also claimed that he suffered an unjustified disadvantage in his employment when he was forced to take holiday at short notice at a time which did not suit him.

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Thank You From our Charities

Posted by on 15 December 2013 | 0 Comments

Our chosen Charities - Age Concern, Big Brothers Big Sisters and SPCA would like to extend a very big THANK YOU to those that donated Secret Santa Gifts at our to Christmas Party as you can see from their comments below.

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Christmas Quotes

Posted by on 12 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
Phyllis Diller

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Paying your staff at Chrismas

Posted by on 12 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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Paying employees for public holidays and annual holidays can be confusing.  Below are the basics to help you pay your employees correctly over this Christmas and New Year’s season.

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The Santa Suit Incident

Posted by on 12 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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ALSCO NZ Ltd, like many businesses, provided a Christmas party for their staff, but as can so easily happen, something that started as a joke meant to be taken with a festive spirit, orchestrated by a group of female staff, later contributed to a serious employment relations dispute.

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Parliament gets H & S Reform Bill for Christmas

Posted by on 12 December 2013 | 0 Comments

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The WorkSafe New Zealand Board was permanently appointed on 21 November 2013, with all of the members appointed to the establishment Board in July transferring to the permanent Board.  This includes:

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