Collaborative thinking addresses the Attitude Gap in South Auckland
The Attitude Gap Challenge, a multi-agency co-design challenge led by the Auckland Co-design Lab, and sponsored by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) was released today.
Twice-caught strawberry grower must pay $6,000 for employment failures
A Kumeu strawberry grower has been penalised $6,000 after being caught a second time by a Labour Inspector failing to provide written employment agreements, or keep accurate holiday and leave records.
Improving Holidays Act compliance
Work is underway at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to address problems related to compliance with the Holidays Act 2003 (the Act).
North Shore food court pays $164,397 for employment law breaches
A food court in the Northcote Shopping Centre will pay $164,397 for their serious breaches of employment law, following an investigation by the Labour Inspectorate.
Taranaki dairy farmer to pay at least $87,000 for serious employment law breaches
A Taranaki dairy farm will pay at least $87,000 for serious employment law breaches following a Labour Inspectorate investigation, including $64,000 in arrears, and a $23,000 penalty.
Whangarei sushi bar must pay $28,000 for employment law breaches
Following a Labour Inspectorate sting on sushi bars in Whangarei in May, Dayon Trading Limited has been ordered to pay $28,000 in penalties by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA).
Inspectorate to fine farmers who fail to act on employment obligations
Dairy farmers who fail to keep written employment agreements or time records can expect to receive a sharp shock, as the Labour Inspectorate launches nationwide probe into compliance in the industry.
Lewis Pass motor inn fails to pay migrant worker for three months
A motor inn and café in Lewis Pass has been ordered to pay $19,296 in penalties and arrears by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for failing to pay a worker minimum wage or holiday pay.
Serious employment breaches found in Marlborough vineyards
A joint operation between the Labour Inspectorate, Immigration New Zealand and Inland Revenue in Marlborough vineyards found contractors committing serious breaches of employment standards.
Grocery store penalised $53,000 for exploiting vulnerable migrant worker
A Wellington grocery store has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to pay $53,000 in penalties and arrears for employment law breaches.