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New online tool takes the ‘work’ out of writing workplace policies
Business.govt.nz and Employment New Zealand have launched a new online tool to make it easy for employers to create workplace policies tailored to suit the needs of their business.
Auckland car-wash pays $35,151 to migrant employees following Labour Inspectorate investigation
A car washing business in Auckland has paid $35,151 in arrears to 97 employees following a Labour Inspectorate investigation which found multiple breaches of employment law.
Employment New Zealand hits student orientation weeks to spread employment news
Employment New Zealand has recently been reaching out to students across the country to make sure they know about their rights and responsibilities when it comes to employment.
Employer Advice Line for disability and health-related questions
Free service helps employers manage and support staff with disabilities or health conditions.
New tools designed to make life easier for employers and employees
Two new online tools have just been launched, designed to make life easier for employers and employees.
Minimum wage to increase by 50 cents to $15.75
The Government announced on 24 January 2017 that the minimum wage will increase by 50 cents to $15.75 on 1 April 2017.
SmartStart: The best start for parents and babies
The eagerly anticipated online tool for new and expectant parents is now available. Now there’s one place to go for step-by-step information to help you and your baby get off to the best start.
Indian clothing retailers ordered to pay $60,000 for intimidating ex-employees
The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered three owner-operators of Indian clothing stores in Auckland to pay $60,000 for intimidating two of their previous employees.
Personal liability means no escape from paying staff, says Labour Inspectorate
The Labour Inspectorate has successfully applied to have ‘company officers’ made personally liable for $138,836 in arrears over the last month, after the companies went into liquidation.