New Health & Safety at Work Legislation

  Comes into force on 04 April 2016   Anyone involved in leadership or supervisory positions should be aware of their obligations and responsibilities under the new legislation, and the consequences for any individuals or organisations and the consequences of any breach of these requirements.   Key Features of the New Legislation Increased penalties for…

A Failed Applicant for a Position Succeeds in the Human Rights Review Tribunal

In a Decision of 27 February 2014, the Human Rights Review Tribunal of New Zealand determined that as part of the employer’s obligation, it was required to disclose the C.V.’s and personal information of other applicants regarding an unsuccessful Applicant who was alleging he was discriminated against on the basis of age. The Tribunal stated…

HR & Employment Law Summit

We attach a paper we presented at an employment law conference in April 2013…… WHERE TO FROM HERE! EXAMINING THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT   This brief paper will consider firstly the vexed issues of Part 6A, and secondly the possible/probable changes to bargaining obligations.  The main sources of information are: Employment…