Hospitality director banned from being an employer after exploiting workers
The Employment Court has issued Declarations of Breach against three Christchurch hospitality companies, and a banning order against the companies’ director.
South Auckland superettes to pay $57,000 for migrant exploitation despite attempts to undermine investigation
Three South Auckland stores operating as superettes have been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to pay $57,000 in penalties for employment law breaches.
Minimum sick leave entitlement to increase to 10 days
Parliament has passed the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill to increase the minimum employee sick leave entitlement from 5 days to 10 days per year.
Standing against bullying by wearing pink
Every year, one in 10 workers in New Zealand report bullying at work.
Doing business in the bubble
What Kiwi employers and employees need to know about their employment rights and responsibilities when travelling in the bubble.
Are your employment agreements up to date?
Following the recent minimum wage increase, now is the ideal time for you as an employer to ensure your business’s employment agreements (contracts) are up to date.
Employment practices can affect businesses’ suitability to hold a liquor licence
Two Brothers Wholesale Limited, Trading as Thirsty Liquor Tokoroa, lost its alcohol licence after poor employment practices.
Restaurant Brands Ltd fined $18,000 for unlawfully dismissing migrant worker
The Employment Relations Authority has ordered Restaurant Brands Ltd to pay a migrant employee $18,000 in compensation.
Southland dairy farmer “wilfully blind” to employment obligations, penalised $30,000 for breaches
Southland dairy farmer Christoph Kenel was ordered by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to pay $30,000 in penalties.
More employment protections for security officers
Security officers will soon receive additional protections in their job in restructuring situations.