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Keep up to date with news from across Employment New Zealand.

14 June 2017

Dairy farm to pay $21,009.80 for breaching employment rights of migrants

A West Coast dairy farm must pay $21,009.80 for serious employment breaches relating to two migrant workers, following an investigation by the Labour Inspectorate.

18 May 2017

Northland petrol station to pay $28,500 for underpaying workers

A Northland petrol station is to pay $28,500 for committing serious breaches of employment law, following a Labour Inspectorate Investigation.

10 May 2017

Auckland courier to pay $63,621.02 for serious employment law breaches

An Auckland courier must pay $63,621.02 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found DK Transport Limited to have breached the rights of 15 migrant workers.

03 May 2017

Vineyard labour contractor to pay $73,081.70 for employment law breaches

A viticulture labour contracting business has been ordered to pay $73,081.70 in penalties and arrears for breaching employment law following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.

21 April 2017

Changes to parental leave payments

A few changes to parental leave take effect from 1 June this year.

20 April 2017

Auckland grocer penalised $12,000 for attempt to exploit migrant worker

An Auckland grocer has been penalised $12,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered attempts to charge a migrant worker a premium

13 April 2017

Do’s and don’ts of assisting migrants with immigration help

The Immigration Advisers Authority is responsible for protecting people who receive New Zealand immigration advice by licensing immigration advisers.

10 April 2017

South Auckland auto valet to pay $241,451.66 for employment law breaches

An auto valet in South Auckland has been ordered to pay $241,451.66 in penalties and arrears after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found serious breaches of employment law.