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 Tag: Employment Law

26 January 2022

Show Some Restraint

Restraint of Trade Clauses in Employment Agreements The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has confirmed that Discovery, the parent company of Three, can enforce its Restraint of Trade clause against political reporter, Tova O’Brien.

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8 September 2021

Delta Alert Level 2 and your Business

As of Wednesday, 8 September, we are at Delta Alert Level 2.  This means that even more businesses will be allowed to resume operations.

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23 August 2021

COVID-19 Income Support Mechanisms: Wage Subsidy Applications Now Open

Applications for the Wage Subsidy opened at 9 am on Friday 20 August 2021.   To be eligible, businesses must expect a loss of at least 40% of revenue as a result of the move to Level 4.

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21 August 2021

Delta Lockdown 2021 – Adjusting Employee Hours / Redundancies

Lessons from the 2020 Lockdown   New Zealand is settling in for the August 2021 Delta variant Covid-19 lockdown. For employers it comes with a sense of déjà vu.

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18 August 2021

COVID-19 Income Support Mechanisms: Wage Subsidy Scheme Available Again

At 11. 59pm on Tuesday 17 August 2021, all of New Zealand was placed into Alert Level 4 Lockdown following the discovery of a community case of the delta variant of COVID-19.

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20 July 2021

Managing Employees with Poor Performance

How do you deal with an under-performing employee?  Hint: do not start by inviting them to a disciplinary meeting.   From the outset, employers must be clear with employees about the requirements and expectations of a role.

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