Employment Relations Authority news

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

When does overtime become unreasonable?

When does overtime become unreasonable?

“Salaried employees are often expected to work a reasonable amount of overtime, but one top lawyer says HR should be careful of pushing staff too far.”

When can you dismiss an employee for health and safety breaches?

When can you dismiss an employee for health and safety breaches?

Workers in supervisory roles should be encouraged to promote health and safety policies and compliance with them uniformly

Mitre 10 employees win 'landmark' case

Mitre 10 employees win 'landmark' case

It's the first Collective Agreement in NZ history determined by the Employment Relations Act with a living wage imposed on the employer

Company penalised $100K for exploiting workers

Company penalised $100K for exploiting workers

Employees consistently worked long hours and did not receive their minimum wage and holiday pay entitlements