Industrial relations

Casino workers to strike for better weekend conditions

Casino workers to strike for better weekend conditions

'Apparently incentives are only for very highly paid executives at SkyCity'

More people consider worker rights before buying

More people consider worker rights before buying

It’s more important than ever to comply with minimum employment standards

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.”

How significant is the 'gig economy' in NZ?

How significant is the 'gig economy' in NZ?

Some contractors experience poor conditions of employment and lack of rights and benefits

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

Are workplace urine tests breaking the law?

Are workplace urine tests breaking the law?

There are concerns some employers use urine testing to target workers they want to get rid of