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Are your employment agreements compliant?

Last year saw significant changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 in relation to agreed hours of work, availability provisions, and zero hour contracts. Employment agreements must be complaint with the new provisions by 1 April 2017.

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Santa’s annual immigration and employment queries

As you all know, Cavell Leitch has been advising the most important Christmas celebrity for some years now. As always, his Christmas spirit is such that he wants to give the non-confidential advice away to other employers, just in case they need a little bit of help too.

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Labour market testing changes to work visa requirements

On 11 April, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) changed the documents required for an essential skills work visa application. It is important for employers and employees, especially those working outside of Canterbury, to know about these changes prior to making a work visa application.

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Employment Law Update - Changes are coming

The Employment Standards Legislation Bill passed its third reading on 10 March 2016 and includes a raft of changes designed to prevent unfair employment practices and strengthen enforcement of employment standards. Find out what this could mean for you.

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Returning Client: Santa

One of our favourite clients, Mr S. Claus (who we call Santa), has been in touch again.

It’s a busy time of year for Santa, as it is for many of our clients. Also, just like many of our clients, he needs urgent immigration and employment advice before Christmas ...

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