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Latest posts from 'Employment Law Changes'

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New Laws in Effect for 90-Day Trial Periods in New Zealand

November 14, 2023 | Author: Troy Plummer

On 29 October 2023, the New Zealand government made an important change to legislation surrounding the use of 90-day...

Fair Pay Agreements Bill: What do you need to know?

November 1, 2022 | Author: Troy Plummer

The Fair Pay Agreements Bill has passed its third reading and its awaiting Royal Assent. It will come into...

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Security Officers Now Considered Protected Employees

July 30, 2021 | Author: Employsure

There are special protections in place under the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) to protect specified employees if...

employee happy they have access to bereavement leave

Bereavement Leave: Frequently Asked Questions

April 6, 2021 | Author: Employsure

Losing an immediate family member or close friend can be tough for anyone. During this time, employees may be...

gender pay gap will be closed by pay equity amendment act

Reducing the Gender Pay Gap in your Business

November 9, 2020 | Author: Employsure

Changes to the Equal Pay Act 1972 will apply from 7 November 2020 with a view to reducing, if not closing, the Gender Pay Gap.  Studies...

female employee gets pay rise under equal pay amendment act

Equal Pay Act Amendment: An Overview

August 11, 2020 | Author: Employsure

Since the 1970s, it has been illegal to pay an employee less simply because they are female.  However, until...

Frequently asked questions for the New Zealand minimum wage.

New Zealand Minimum Wage Increase: Everything You Need To Know

March 1, 2020 | Author: Employsure

The New Zealand Government has announced that it will increase the national adult minimum wage to $18.90 an hour,...

Workplace Updates

August 10, 2018 | Author: Employsure

Pay rate changes for mental health and addiction workers The New Zealand Government has signed off on changes to...


Taskforce To Review Holidays Act

June 8, 2018 | Author: Employsure

Government Taskforce reviews the Holidays Act 2003 A new Government Taskforce will review the Holidays Act 2003, in an...


Government Legislation Changes Masterclass | Webinar

March 19, 2018 | Author: Employsure

Presented by Employsure Consultant, Sophie Shieff, this webinar covers the essentials that employers need to know about the new...


Employment Law Reform the Most Significant in Decades.

February 13, 2018 | Author: Employsure

The Government has introduced a new bill to amend the Employment Relations Act 2000, with the goals to strengthen...


7 Proposed Changes to Workplace Relations Under Labour

November 2, 2017 | Author: Employsure

A New Government in New Zealand The final outcome of the New Zealand election is a Labour-led Coalition with...


Has New Zealand Decided?

October 9, 2017 | Author: Employsure

The polls are closed yet there are still labour inspectors auditing businesses, WorkSafe continues to monitor workplace safety, businesses...


New Zealand Election Report Card

September 13, 2017 | Author: Employsure

Ahead of the 2017 general election, Employsure has put together a report card on what to expect from the...

Will Skilled Migration Visa Changes Affect Tourism This Winter?

June 13, 2017 | Author: Employsure

Statistics NZ has outlined that in the April 2017 year, a record 3.6 million visitors arrived in New Zealand...

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