Employment law

Common myths about hiring casual workers

Common myths about hiring casual workers

Part of the confusion about casual hires stems from a lack of clarity in New Zealand's employment legislation

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

Women in NZ await future of Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Women in NZ await future of Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Those fighting for pay equity may be facing a long road ahead

How to properly dismiss a poor performing employee

How to properly dismiss a poor performing employee

Before reviewing performance with a critical eye, it is best to have a proper feedback system in place

How can HR re-engage a 'checked out' team?

How can HR re-engage a 'checked out' team?

'Reinforce belief in the team's ability to not only survive but ultimately thrive'