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Dismissed by Text; Awarded $34,000

Posted by on 21 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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Cherie Elsegood was employed by her cousin, Nikki Connors, Principal for Propellor Property Investments Limited (Propellor) in 2014, where she worked for 3 years, initially as a contractor and then as an employee.  Ms Connors said that Ms Elsegood was generously remunerated, including that she was gifted a VW car.  Ms Elsegood was also offered the use of an apartment free of charge for the first two years, and the rent was then subsidised for the rest of her employment.  She shared the apartment with her cousin, Ms Connors.  Ms Elsegood was allowed to offset business expenses she incurred each month against the rent for the apartment.

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Easter Sunday is a Restricted Shop Trading Day (Nelson & Tasman)

Posted by on 21 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Law change on Easter Sunday shop trading

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Easter Sunday is a Restricted Shop Trading Day (Canterbury)

Posted by on 21 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Law change on Easter Sunday shop trading

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Easter Sunday is a Restricted Shop Trading Day (Kaikoura)

Posted by on 21 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Law change on Easter Sunday shop trading

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Easter Sunday is a Restricted Shop Trading Day (Marlborough)

Posted by on 20 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Law change on Easter Sunday shop trading

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Stronger Protection for Whistleblowers Proposed

Posted by on 20 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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The Protected Disclosures Act (known as the Whistleblowers Act), is to be reviewed by the Labour-led government. State Service Minister Chris Hipkins has said "It is crucial that employees feel safe to report cases of serious misconduct.” This review affects both the private and public sector.

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Employment Relations Amendment Bill

Posted by on 1 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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The first wave of changes to legislation in the employment arena were announced last week. There was nothing unexpected, except for possibly the usefulness of NZ First to act as a hand brake for more widespread changes.

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Changing Legislation – The Parliamentary Process in Brief

Posted by on 1 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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Changing legislation takes time. Here is a very brief explanation of the process.

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