Employment Relations Authority news

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

NZ company accused of 'gross negligence'

NZ company accused of 'gross negligence'

The employer has been forced to pay $30,000 in penalties for a total of 60 employment standards breaches

‘There are just no excuses for employers to get this wrong’

‘There are just no excuses for employers to get this wrong’

Unlawful use of contracting is an ongoing focus area for the Employment Relations Authority

Company fined $5K for breaching Holidays Act

Company fined $5K for breaching Holidays Act

The case is a warning that employers cannot escape responsibility by on-selling their business

‘The employer failed a whole raft of basic legal requirements’

‘The employer failed a whole raft of basic legal requirements’

Individuals can be held personally responsible even if they are unofficially connected to breaches of minimum employment standards