Employment

Employers take note: major immigration compliance changes coming in on 1 April
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has announced the implementation of a very tough new policy that has the potential to have a significant operational impact across a range of New...
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A defining case on premium – the recovery of costs associated with the recruitment of migrant labour
Many employers and recruitment companies alike, who rely in particular on migrant labour to supplement...
Examining the legal definition of “brother” for the purposes of bereavement leave
A steel worker who was told by his employer he was unable to take...
Is volunteering considered “work”?
Lane Neave clients often ask for guidance around whether they can participate in “volunteer”...
90 Day trial period start date not necessarily first day of work
Employment Law alert The Employment Relations Authority (Authority) has released a decision regarding 90...
Workplace Law Newsletter: August
In the August edition of the Lane Neave Workplace Law Newsletter: Procedure when investigating serious misconduct...
Workplace Law Newsletter: July
In the July edition of the Lane Neave Workplace Law Newsletter: Pay equity in New Zealand...
Workplace Law Newsletter: June
In the June edition of the Lane Neave Workplace Law Newsletter: Three key ways HR...
Workplace Law Newsletter: May
In the May Lane Neave Workplace Law Newsletter: Digger operator awarded $23,000.00 for constructive...
Changes to the Canterbury Skills Shortage List and e-visas / 2015 wrap-up
Employment & Health & Safety 2015 wrap-up 2015 has been a busy year for...