Tag: legal compliance

We aim to share short, informative posts on current developments and ideas in the HR space that are of practical use to employers and employees alike!

The Essential HR Team wants to make sure you always know what is happening in the world of human resources. Here we provide you with latest news and updates from Essential HR, as we identify them.  This includes our own analyses, summaries of key legal developments month by month, and useful tips for your organisation.

Protecting Wages - complying with the law

Recent law changes have highlighted the need to comply with the Wages Protection Act and it is starting to bite - a Wellington Grocer has had to pay $53,000.

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Complying with the Health and Safety at Work Act

This law takes effect on 4 April.  If you have not yet done so, you should update your system.  For effective systems this should not be too difficult - checklist below. You could make it part of an annual review of the system.

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Employment Agreements - who understands them?

Only 0. 6% of people read their employment agreements in full!  That is 6 people in a thousand.  This is according to a study conducted by protecting. co.

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Canterbury Companies In breach of Employment laws ... are you or someone you know?

It appears that the Christchurch rebuild has pressured a number of companies into taking legal short-cuts.

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Keeping You Posted

1 September 2021

Covid-19 – Applying for a Wage Subsidy – Deadline Thursday 2nd Sept

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30 August 2021

Covid-19 – Preparing for Level 3

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24 August 2021

Covid-19 – Accessing Resurgence Support

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