Category: Employment Law

Swiss labour law

The Swiss, as we know, are the better Germans. Even more punctual, more efficient, but also able to adapt much… Read more »

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ACC top up

New Zealand’s ACC scheme is unique in that it provides accident compensation for everyone in the country, plus doesn’t allow… Read more »

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International employment law NZ

Here’s a nice summary of the Employment Law landscape in 28 countries, including New Zealand: https://www.clydeco.com/uploads/Files/website_International_Guide_to_Employment_LOWRES_V3.pdf

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Drug tests don’t work

I usually don’t quote from the Herald for obvious reasons, because they simply don’t have anything worth quoting. This, however,… Read more »

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High earners bill

One of the new bills currently progressing through Parliament would allow high income earners to contract out of the Employment… Read more »

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Investigation standards

When it comes to disciplinary investigations, an employers must act fairly and unbiased and investigate with an open mind. What… Read more »

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A word on warnings

A good summary here on warnings, process and reasons: http://www.heskethhenry.co.nz/Articles/x_post/a-word-of-warning-00254.html Interestingly, many people still think that after three warnings you… Read more »

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