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Public holiday to mark passing of Queen Elizabeth II 15 September 2022

To mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the Government has announced a one-off national public holiday, to take place on Monday 26 September 2022.

Most COVID-19 rules have now ended 15 September 2022

New Zealand’s COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights) ended at 11.59pm on Monday 12 September.

Employment Court finds employer was not entitled to require lockdown leave, due to process errors 12 September 2022

The Employment Court has ruled that Carter Holt Harvey LVL did not consult adequately with its employees before requiring them to take annual leave during the nationwide Level 4 lockdown in 2020.

Labour Inspectorate enforcement yields $313k 07 July 2022

Enforcement action has recovered wage arrears and penalties in excess of $313,000 from the owner of Dunedin-based Romeeco Bakery.

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