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 Tag: Employment Law

3 April 2020

New Leave Scheme for Essential Workers

On 2 April 2020, Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced a new scheme for essential workers who are unable to work during the lockdown. This Leave Scheme will be available from Monday 6 April 2020.

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1 April 2020

Immigration – Lockdown Update

As we work through the continually changing logistics of the lockdown, we would like to provide a little clarity for those currently in New Zealand on visas.     All Immigration New Zealand (INZ) visa processing branches are closed.

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30 March 2020

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy

On 17 March 2020, Finance Minister, Grant Robertson, announced a $12. 1b package to provide relief against the economic losses forecast to affect both individuals (employees) and businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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27 March 2020

COVID-19 Lockdown – What now?

We’ve reached Alert Level 4. What does this mean for employers? As an employer you have obligations under the Employment Relations Act 2000 to be fair and reasonable to your employees.

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