Ex-Kiwifruit contractor to pay $276,000 for exploiting migrant workers
A former Bay of Plenty kiwifruit labour contractor and its former owner have been ordered to pay more than $250,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), for exploiting six migrant workers.
A bakery in Taumarunui ordered to pay $90,000 for migrant exploitation
Husband and wife owners of The Bakehouse Café must pay $70,000 in penalties, plus $20,000 compensation to two employees, following a judgment by the Employment Court.
Planning the perfect Christmas party
We’re not party planners, but these tips can help you arrange a Christmas party that is safe and enjoyable for everyone.
Talented students can help retailers meet extra demand during the Christmas rush
With Christmas approaching fast and ongoing increases in retail spending, your business may be finding it hard to recruit the extra help you need.
How to enforce a payment from an employment dispute
You have been through a dispute resolution process with your employer; they have agreed to compensate you, but you haven’t received anything so far. So how do you enforce a payment from your employer?
Top five employment tips for Christmas you need to know
These top five employment tips can help employers and employees prepare for the Christmas period.
The legality of no-pay or low-pay internship
If you are thinking about offering or doing an internship, here’s a few things to look out for.
19 new initiatives to help workers and workplaces through COVID-19 recovery
Employment New Zealand has allocated a total of $2.38 million to 19 new initiatives through the COVID-19 Workers and Workplaces Assistance Fund.
Do you need talented workers for seasonal work this summer?
Tertiary students can be a great source of employees for your businesses
The cost of bullying in your workplace
One in four employees in New Zealand say that they have been bullied at work.