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Beware of the Personal Grievance Recidivist Employee

A recent media article highlighted the actions of an individual in Otago who had raised Personal Grievances against at least seven local businesses within a short period of time. He had successfully been paid at least $10,000 in compensation payments over a period of approximately two weeks. Artemis Indigo Davis, also known as Benjamin Tapper-Norris, …

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Is the end in sight?

Last week the Government announced the ending of some Covid-19 related regulations, with this announcement now raising further questions for Employers. Are we legally entitled to maintain any Covid-19 Protection Policy requirements if we want to? Can I still have a policy whereby I will only recruit fully vaccinated workers? Do I have to re-employee …

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Russel Drakes Explains…

Russell Drake explains SUPPORT AND REPRESENTATION As a break from the ongoing Covid related information that has been the focus of our recent newsletters we wish to draw your attention to the procedural requirements associated with advising staff of their rights to obtain support and representation in all aspects of their employment relationship.  The question …

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COVID update

With Omicron Cases increasing significantly on a daily basis, organisations are being now being impacted through both staff absences and uncertainty regarding Government regulations. At the current point in time, we have not hit the peak of Omicron cases with this expected to occur over the next few weeks. Government officials (Chris Hipkins 02/03/22) however …

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Christmas/New Year Employee Arrangements

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Government Mandated Vaccinations – strengthen your position as an employer

As largely expected, following the initial Public Health Order that implemented mandatory vaccination requirements for front line border workers, the Government has now announced mandates for workers within the education and health sectors. As of 1 January 2022, all school staff who work with children and students must be fully vaccinated. As of 1 December …

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Employment Law Changes

With the “Winston Handbrake” now released we can expect significant changes to Employment Law to be a priority for the new Labour Government. Many changes proposed in the first term of the Labour led coalition Government were unable to be progressed due to having insufficient numbers to pass these into law. However, with a clear …

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