Industrial relations

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

Should employers ask staff to work longer hours?

Should employers ask staff to work longer hours?

A victory for the Postal Workers Union against New Zealand Post means the goalposts have shifted

Hospital attendants to strike for Living Wage

Hospital attendants to strike for Living Wage

42% of attendants currently get less than the current Living Wage ($20.55 per hour)

New Living Wage for 2018/19 announced

New Living Wage for 2018/19 announced

The new rate will come into effect 1 September 2019