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Changes you should be aware of effective 1st July

What you need to know about the new changes, as of 1st July 2020...

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Covid-19 – Level 1 – More Wage Subsidies; loans and Parental Leave payments

Monday 8th June 2020

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Covid-19 – Questions answered!

We have your questions answered!...

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New law requires accurate records of hours worked and reduces flexibility in working hours. Plus onerous penalties can be imposed.

Employment Standards Legislation is applicable from 4 April.  It introduces serious penalties for a breach of minimum standards.  Do you record exact hours worked by all staff?  Do you need staff to be available to work just when they are needed or need to cancel shifts at short notice?  Do you need to stop staff taking other jobs?  All are affected.

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Parental Leave

Changes to the law around parental leave take effect from 1 April 2015

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Budget 2014

Budget 2014 was announced last Thursday and is widely viewed as careful and considered. The underlying message is that the economic outlook is reasonably positive, especially with activity from the...

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