Updated Holidays Act 2003 guidance now available
If you’re struggling to figure out and calculate certain aspects of the Holidays Act 2003 (the Act), new easy-to-use tools on www.employment.govt.nz might be of help.
Have your say in simplifying ACC levy classifications
ACC are keen to hear from you on what you think would work well.
Auckland café to pay over $30,000 for employment breaches
The Page Corner Café that operated in Kingsland, Auckland must pay $30,405.06 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered a series of breaches of two migrant workers' basic employment rights.
2 Cheap Cars Limited to pay upwards of $320,000 for employment breaches
Second hand car dealer 2 Cheap Cars Limited has been ordered to pay a $70,000 penalty, and is estimated to be liable for upwards of $250,000 in arrears, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.
Employability skills take centre-stage in Māia videos
The Māia video series that showcases employability skills has been released by the Tertiary Education Commission.
Online Employment Learning Modules for employers and employees
New Employment Learning Modules have just been launched. They are a valuable resource for both employees and employers to learn about your employment rights and obligations.
Fishing company to pay $122,252 for breaches in New Zealand waters
A Japanese fishing company must pay $122,252 for breaching employment law while in New Zealand’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.
Inspectorate operation finds half of kiwifruit contractors in breach
A Labour Inspectorate operation targeting the kiwifruit industry in Bay of Plenty has found the majority of labour hire contractors are breaching their obligations as employers.
Hamilton car companies to pay $65,000 in penalties for employment breaches
Two car companies in Hamilton have been ordered to pay $65,000 in penalties by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.
Indian restaurant to pay $13,865.21 for employment breaches
An Indian restaurant in Timaru must pay $13,865.21 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered a string of breaches concerning three migrant workers.