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

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.

30 March 2017

Travel Agents warned not to risk unlawful immigration advice

The New Zealand Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) has launched a campaign to inform South African travel agents about what immigration assistance they can legally provide their clients.

23 March 2017

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22 March 2017

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.

14 March 2017

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.

06 March 2017

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.

06 March 2017

Employer Advice Line for disability and health-related questions

Free service helps employers manage and support staff with disabilities or health conditions.

01 March 2017

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.