News and updates

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

23 November 2021

Legal case of interest: Applying commission in calculating ordinary weekly pay

This case looks into whether productivity or incentive-based payments were a regular part of an employee’s pay for the purposes of calculating ordinary weekly pay under the Holidays Act 2003.

17 November 2021

ERA penalises Brews Liquor stores $34,000 for migrant worker exploitation

The liquor retail sector is once again in the spotlight for disregarding minimum employment standards.

03 November 2021

ERA orders Dunedin bakery to pay $299k after Labour Inspectorate investigation

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered the Dunedin based Romeeco Bakery owner to pay $299,038 in arrears and penalties.

26 October 2021

Government announces COVID-19 workplace vaccination legislation

The Government has announced new legislation outlining workplace vaccination requirements, taking the next step in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

18 October 2021

Ten important facts every business and their employees should know about the COVID-19 Delta variant and the workplace

Here are 10 essential facts that employers and employees should know about their employment rights and responsibilities in the current COVID-19 Delta variant workplace environment.