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August Free Seminar

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Test Your Knowledge

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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1)      An employee says “I quit” in the heat of a tense situation, do you….

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Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying - Section 6

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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In February 2014 WorkSafe New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released a best practice guideline about how to prevent and respond to workplace bullying.  The guidelines are extensive, and include the following sections:

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Drunk Employee Wins $8500

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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Despite Turei Peters being too drunk to attend work following a Boxing Day drinking binge, his dismissal was deemed to be unjustified by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA). Mr Peters, a Knifehand Cutter, had texted his employer Bay Packers (NZ) Ltd saying “Apologies ray 2 crook to make it in. Turei”. The next day he explained he had been drinking until 3am and was therefore too drunk to come to work for the start of his 5am shift.

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Performance Issues - Don't Skirt Around Them

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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As an employer when performance issues arise you need to address them promptly to avoid the risk of a loss in productivity and ultimately profit. Managing your employees performance is key to ensuring your business goals and objectives are met.

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Cool Down or Face Risk

Posted by on 15 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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In Bradford v Zaks Ltd the Authority found an employee who resigned in the heat of the moment should be allowed to reconsider their resignation.

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September Free Employment Tutorial

Posted by on 15 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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Holidays Act and Managing Leave

- What holidays or leave employers need to provide to staff

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