Equal Pay Amendment Bill Has Been Introduced To Parliament
25 September 2018: The Equal Pay Amendment Bill has been introduced to Parliament on the 125 year anniversary of women getting the…
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We have positions available in both our Conflict Resolution and ER Support Teams, for which we are looking for people with a strong understanding of the New Zealand employment relations jurisdiction and best practice ER/HR advice. Depending on your level of experience and expertise, your work could involve a variety of things from employment agreements, policies, health and safety, disciplinary and performance matters, recruitment, restructuring and redundancies through to high level employment relations strategy, collective bargaining, dispute resolution, conflict management, mediations, investigations and change management.
A recent Authority case yet again highlights the serious consequences business owners face for not paying employees in accordance with their minimum statutory entitlements.
3 August 2018: New Zealand has become the first country in the world to create new entitlements for domestic violence victims in their workplace, including a right to take up to 10 days of paid leave per year.
22 June 2018:The Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Bill has passed its second reading in Parliament. The purpose of the Bill is to increase employment protection for victims of domestic violence in the workplace by reducing any existing barriers that may prevent them from having stable employment.
5 June 2018: The Government’s work on establishing Fair Pay Agreements, helping design a collective bargaining system to lift wages and productivity in New Zealand, will be led by former Prime Minister the Rt Hon Jim Bolger, says Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.