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Motueka Rest Home Manager Reinstated Two Years after Dismissal

Posted by on 27 January 2014 | 0 Comments

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Margot Gazeley challenged the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) decision that she was justifiably dismissed from her job as Facility Manager at the Woodlands Rest Home and Retirement Village. In her challenge to the Employment Court, one of the remedies she sought was reinstatement. The Court disagreed with the ERA’s determination and concluded Ms Gazeley was in fact unjustifiably dismissed, and as a result she was reinstated to her position, awarded $20,000 compensation plus more than two years’ back pay. Costs are yet to be determined.

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Its Our Birthday

Posted by on 27 January 2014 | 0 Comments

On 1 February we are 3 years old! Thank you to all our clients and supporters who have made the business the success it is. The referrals we receive are vital to our growth and we really appreciate the part you all play in that. Equally none of this could be achieved without the excellent team I have the privilege of working with, so my special thanks also goes to Katrina, Chris, Marie and Bridget. Our fourth year supporting employers will see a number of exciting changes.

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BBC Workshop - Success is a Choice

Posted by on 27 January 2014 | 0 Comments

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Be inspired by great speakers, mingle with local business and support the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.

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Casual & Fixed Term Employment Agreements

Posted by on 20 January 2014 | 0 Comments

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It can be difficult to distinguish between fixed-term and casual employment. Before embarking on employing a new staff member you need to consider the “real nature” of the employment relationship and ensure that it is described clearly in your employment agreement.

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What to consider when you just want to sack them!

Posted by on 20 January 2014 | 0 Comments

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We often speak to employers who are at their wits end over an employee matter, and telephone us to find a way to exit that employee, fast.

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February Free Seminar

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The Employment Court over ruling the Employment Relations Authority

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Economic Change Ahead - What's Your Move?

Posted by on 20 January 2014 | 0 Comments

With a New Year comes the opportunity for some reflection, which usually leads to some renewed motivation to make improvements, both at work and personally. 

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