Employment Relations Authority news

Penalties for worker exploitation upheld by Employment Court

Penalties for worker exploitation upheld by Employment Court

Many businesses are finding themselves in difficult circumstances due to COVID-19. However, worker exploitation can never be justified

What will the Triangular Employment Act change?

What will the Triangular Employment Act change?

The new legislation will have a significant impact on labour-hire organisations and those employers with temporary or fluctuating workforces

Year in review and legal outlook for 2020

Year in review and legal outlook for 2020

The current Labour-led coalition government has introduced a range of reforms aimed at increasing the power of unions

How to motivate employees with mental health concerns

How to motivate employees with mental health concerns

Employers must be cautious when initiating performance improvement plans for workers undergoing mental distress

Can NZ employers legally reduce pay?

Can NZ employers legally reduce pay?

Faced with the possibility of retrenchment, some workers might opt to take a pay cut