Workplace Law Newsletter: May

In the May Lane Neave Workplace Law Newsletter:

Digger operator awarded $23,000.00 for constructive dismissal

A recent case from the Employment Relations Authority has proved the Courts do not shy away from awarding significant compensation and lost wages for employees who have been constructively dismissed.

Employee dismissed for failing to wear personal protective equipment

Mr Kupa was dismissed for failing to wear a piece of personal protective equipment and failing to follow a reasonable instruction to wear it. Mr Kupa claimed he was unjustifiably dismissed in the Employment Relations Authority

Immigration – Work and Income skills match report

From this month onwards, most employers outside the Canterbury region must approach Work and Income in the first instance when seeking to employ a migrant on a sponsored work visa for a low skilled occupation, under a new prescribed process.

Christchurch workshop

Managing Performance and Absenteeism:
Thursday 26 May 2016, 12.00pm to 2.00pm

Workplace Law team

If you have any queries in respect of the above, or any other Workplace Law issues, please contact a member of Lane Neave’s Workplace Law team:

Employment: Andrew Shaw, Julia HurrenFiona McMillan, Jackie Behrnes, Siobhan Rastrick, Gwen Drewitt; Holly Swadel
Immigration: Mark Williams, Rachael Mason, Nicky Robertson, Hetish Lochan
ACC: Andrew Shaw
Health and Safety: Andrew Shaw, Julia HurrenFiona McMillan, Gwen Drewitt

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