Canterbury liquor retailer and director to pay $125,000 for worker exploitation
The Employment Relations Authority ordered Nekita Enterprises Limited, a business that operated a number of bottle stores across Canterbury, to pay $90,000 in penalties for breaching employment laws.
Papatoetoe bottle store to pay $46,000 for exploiting worker
A bottle store in Papatoetoe is the latest bottle store to be penalised and ordered to pay arrears for exploiting a migrant worker by breaching their employment rights.
Minimum sick leave entitlement proposed to increase from 2021
The Government has introduced the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill to increase the minimum employee sick leave entitlement from 5 days per year to 10 days per year.
The minimum wage is increasing – make sure you are prepared
The Government confirmed today that the adult minimum wage will increase, from $18.90 to $20.00 per hour on 1 April 2021.
Tauranga superette and director to pay $60,000 after exploiting worker
Shah Enterprise NZ Limited, a superette in Tauranga trading as Greerton Foodmarket, was ordered by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to pay $32,000 in penalties.
Ex-Kiwifruit contractor to pay $276,000 for exploiting migrant workers
A former Bay of Plenty kiwifruit labour contractor and its former owner have been ordered to pay more than $250,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), for exploiting six migrant workers.
A bakery in Taumarunui ordered to pay $90,000 for migrant exploitation
Husband and wife owners of The Bakehouse Café must pay $70,000 in penalties, plus $20,000 compensation to two employees, following a judgment by the Employment Court.
Planning the perfect Christmas party
We’re not party planners, but these tips can help you arrange a Christmas party that is safe and enjoyable for everyone.
Talented students can help retailers meet extra demand during the Christmas rush
With Christmas approaching fast and ongoing increases in retail spending, your business may be finding it hard to recruit the extra help you need.
How to enforce a payment from an employment dispute
You have been through a dispute resolution process with your employer; they have agreed to compensate you, but you haven’t received anything so far. So how do you enforce a payment from your employer?