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31 May 2021
Sick leave, Holidays Act
Employees will see an increase to their minimum sick leave entitlements when the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill comes into force from 24 July 2021.
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7 May 2021
Today’s Fair Pay Agreement (“FPA”) announcement by the Government signals a significant change to New Zealand’s labour law landscape.
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6 May 2021
The Court of Appeal has released its decision on the claim against the former directors of Mainzeal Property and Construction Limited.
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6 May 2021
The Commerce (Criminalisation of Cartels) Amendment Act 2019 is now in force, making cartel activity a criminal offence from 8 April 2021. This is in addition to existing civil penalties.
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23 Mar 2021
As the nationwide median property value soared to a record $750,000 in January, the Labour Government have today announced big changes that will imminently affect both property investors and first home buyers. Below is a summary of some of the key changes:
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23 Mar 2021
Employers should review their drug and alcohol policies following a determination of the Employment Relations Authority (Authority). Ambiguous drug and alcohol policies may not give employers the level of control needed for the safe running of their business.
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26 Jan 2021
Phase two of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (Act) will take effect on 11 February 2020. The Act has introduced new laws that affect both tenants and landlords.
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21 Dec 2020
In recent a decision, Madsen-Ries v Cooper, the Supreme Court re-visited the duties owed by a director of a company under the Companies Act 1993 (“Act”). The Court overruled the decision of the Court of Appeal and took a literal interpretation of directors’ duties under the Act.
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