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    Bulletin - Friday, 10 September 2021
    10 September 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an employer who failed to act fair and reasonable in a redundancy process, an application to transfer paid parental leave payments made too late and more.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 03 September 2021
    3 September 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about compliance orders, sexual harassment in imbalanced employment relationship and a secret recording by employee deemed admissible.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 27 August 2021
    27 August 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about claims for constructive dismissal and disadvantage, non compliance with earlier determinations led to costs and wage arrears.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 20 August 2021
    20 August 2021

    In this weeks’ Employer Bulletin, read about an employer who was able to keep the wage subsidy following the termination of an employee, a failure to make an agreed payment which disadvantaged an employee and more.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 13 August 2021
    13 August 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about breaches against migrant employees, unlawful final pay deductions and a heated situation that resulted in constructive dismissal.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 06 August 2021
    6 August 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about determination of confidential information in mediation, a breach of a Record of Settlement and an employee's breach of implied terms.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 23 July 2021
    23 July 2021

    In the latest edition of Employer Bulletin you can read about an employee who was not paid wages during the employment relationship and an interim injunction sought to enforce a restraint of trade provision.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 16 July 2021
    16 July 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a bullying allegation against a manager, an intentional breach of a settlement agreement and a procedurally flawed restructure process.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 09 July 2021
    9 July 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a bullying allegation against a manager, an intentional breach of a settlement agreement and a procedurally flawed restructure process.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 02 July 2021
    2 July 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about how the pressures of COVID-19 did not negate employer obligations, penalties sought for the breach of a settlement agreement and an employer who failed to check compliance with employment legislation.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 25 June 2021
    25 June 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about the ending of a fixed term agreement inconsistent with its provisions, breaches of a settlement agreement and a breach of good faith.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 18 June 2021
    18 June 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an employee constructively dismissed when hours reduced and employee unjustifiably dismissed via redundancy during COVID-19.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 11 June 2021
    11 June 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a casual employee who challenged the nature of their employment, an employee who was unjustifiably dismissed and disadvantaged and a minor procedural defect which did not flaw a disciplinary process.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 04 June 2021
    4 June 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an employer who failed to follow fair procedure which lead to unjustified dismissal and interim reinstatement found to be inconvenient.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 28 May 2021
    28 May 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about justifiable circumstances for breach of Record of Settlement and Shareholder claim outside Employment Relations Authority jurisdiction.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 21 May 2021
    21 May 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about minimum wage questions removed to the Employment Court for resolution, an unjustified dismissal claim upheld but reinstatement declined and an employer ordered to pay an employee for each hour worked.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 14 May 2021
    14 May 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an Application for Joinder, a variation without agreement, suspension followed by dismissal, privileged material and more.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 07 May 2021
    7 May 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a restraint of trade breach, a failed constructive dismissal claim and a medical retirement process upheld.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 30 April 2021
    30 April 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an employee who was dismissed on grounds of “medical frustration”, directors ordered to pay penalties after breaches of holiday legislation and an employer’s refusal to pay guaranteed hours which led to a c

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    Bulletin - Friday, 23 April 2021
    23 April 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a privacy breach, employee able to pursue a personal grievance as settlement not signed and an invalid 90-day trial period.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 16 April 2021
    16 April 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about procedural deficiencies, assumed termination and an interim reinstatement application declined.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 09 April 2021
    9 April 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about unjustified dismissal, heat of the moment resignations not held to be resignations and unlawful deductions made from migrant employees.

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    Bulletin - Thursday, 01 April 2021
    1 April 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an employee who was not paid despite the wage subsidy being received by their employer, an employee’s claim for wage arrears upheld and termination on medical grounds deemed to be fair and reasonable.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 26 March 2021
    26 March 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a police check conducted, paid parental leave and reinstatement declined.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 19 March 2021
    19 March 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a privileged lawyer-client conversation, penalties for incorrect wage and holiday payments and incorrect reliance on a business interruption clause.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 12 March 2021
    12 March 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read an out of time personal grievance allowed, a Director liable for employer’s outstanding amounts and a migrant employee who was unjustifiably dismissed.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 05 March 2021
    5 March 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a debt management company who held debts against the wrong person, a dismissal both procedurally and substantively flawed and an employee unjustifiably dismissed three days into the 90-day trial period.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 26 February 2021
    26 February 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an employer who failed to investigate before dismissing an employee, a restructure consultation that was a charade and an employer who created a payment system to underpay migrant workers.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 19 February 2021
    19 February 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin an out of time grievance, an alleged assault against an employer and interference in an employee’s private life.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 12 February 2021
    12 February 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an unjustified dismissal and breach for unpaid wages, the Employment Relations Authority required to determine remuneration owed to employee and a compliance order granted for a previous determination regar

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    Bulletin - Friday, 05 February 2021
    5 February 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a significant procedural omission in a restructure, a Director personally involved in a breach, and a relationship found to be one of employment.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 29 January 2021
    29 January 2021

    In this week’s Employer Bulletin an unlawful deductions clause, shortcomings in disciplinary process and an MBIE decision on parental leave payments reversed. Plus, we bring you the latest employment related news.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 22 January 2021
    22 January 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin an unjustified dismissal raised after the close of a business, bullying claim failed as no repeated behaviour and a contractor found to be an employee.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 15 January 2021
    15 January 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a lockdown obligations regarding minimum wage, compensation and reimbursement for unjustified dismissal.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 18 December 2020
    18 December 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a redundancy process both procedurally and substantively flawed, an employee unjustifiably dismissed for health reasons, awards ordered against an employer for failing to meet minimum employment standards a

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    Bulletin - Friday, 11 December 2020
    11 December 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin penalty ordered despite steps taken to rectify compliance issues, employee dismissed on holiday and unjustified dismissal claim dismissed.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 04 December 2020
    4 December 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a kiwisaver entitlements sought, drug allegations lead to breaches, compliance order sought for record of settlement.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 27 November 2020
    27 November 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a personal grievance raised outside of 90-day time frame, dismissal unjustified as management could have maintained relationship and holiday pay not paid.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 20 November 2020
    20 November 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an employee awarded $25,000 after being constructively dismissed, no process followed in alleged theft and outstanding pay sought by employees in Employment Relations Authority.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 13 November 2020
    13 November 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a non-compliance to minimum entitlements, ulterior motives to an unjustified redundancy, breach of record of settlement.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 06 November 2020
    6 November 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a contractor status challenged, parties to consider mediation as ongoing employment and a temporary reinstatement claim which failed an overall justice test.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 30 October 2020
    30 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an ingenuine fixed term agreement issued to avoid a restructure, a dismissal deemed procedurally deficient, a determination for lost wages and feedback not heard during a restructuring process.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 30 October 2020
    30 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an ingenuine fixed term agreement issued to avoid a restructure, a dismissal deemed procedurally deficient, a determination for lost wages and feedback not heard during a restructuring process.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 23 October 2020
    23 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a paid parental leave application reversed , compliance orders sought, substantially and procedurally unjustified dismissal.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 23 October 2020
    23 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a paid parental leave application reversed, compliance orders sought, substantially and procedurally unjustified dismissal.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 16 October 2020
    16 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin employee challenged penalty for intellectual property breach, employee claims dismissed and employer breached drug and alcohol policy.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 16 October 2020
    16 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin employee challenged penalty for intellectual property breach, employee claims dismissed and employer breached drug and alcohol policy.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 9 October 2020
    9 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an unjustified dismissal upheld in the Employment Court, reasonable steps not taken in raising a personal grievance and a settlement agreement held to be full and final on all employment matters.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 9 October 2020
    2 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin Employment Court denied security for costs, trial period upheld and complaint to professional body allegedly breached settlement agreement. Plus, we bring you the latest employment-related news and statistics.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 2 October 2020
    2 October 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin Employment Court denied security for costs, trial period upheld and complaint to professional body allegedly breached settlement agreement. Plus, we bring you the latest employment-related news and statistics.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 25 September 2020
    25 September 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a former employer and employee’s applications both accepted, a dismissal over the telephone held to be unjustified and a flawed redundancy process.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 18 September 2020
    18 September 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a denied application for leave , breach of good faith obligation, unfair dismissal from flawed redundancy procedures.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 11 September 2020
    11 September 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin deduction clause in employment agreement upheld, application to join Director to proceedings granted and a restraint of trade clause unenforceable.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 4 September 2020
    4 September 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an unjustified dismissal, a director ordered to pay monies to an employee and an unauthorised withholding of wages.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 28 August 2020
    28 August 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a breach of Holidays Act 2003, failure to honour settlement terms and successful application for parties to join proceedings.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 21 August 2020
    21 August 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin unilateral changes to employment agreements during COVID-19 lockdown, employer assaulted employee, and contradictory terms deemed unconscionable.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 14 August 2020
    14 August 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a work trial that created an employment relationship, an unjustifiable dismissal following an improper redundancy process, a sham employment agreement and confusion surrounding a resignation prior to a crim

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    Bulletin - Friday, 7 August 2020
    7 August 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a justified dismissal, compensation for unjustified disadvantage and an order for unpaid wages of a director shareholder.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 31 July 2020
    31 July 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin a claim of breach in a refusal of parental leave application, compliance orders sought, incorrect redundancy lead to reinstatement.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 24 July 2020
    24 July 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin no employment relationship was found in a family arrangement, record of settlement breached by employee and penalty for suspension period not paid.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 17 July 2020
    17 July 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a justified dismissal upheld by the Employment Court, flaws in a redundancy process breaching reasonable standards, applications for reinstatement and an unjustified dismissal.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 10 July 2020
    10 July 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about an application for security of costs, an employer who acted fairly and reasonably during a restructure process, a compliance order granted and wage arrears granted for a variable hours role.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 3 July 2020
    3 July 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin Employment Court redundancy process upheld, reinstatement of employment declined, remedies sought for breach of settlement.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 26 June 2020
    26 June 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin Record of Settlement intentionally breached, determination whether parties were owners or employees, bonding agreement not documented deemed void.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 19 June 2020
    19 June 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin remedies sought for Covid-19 restructure, bullying allegations not properly investigated and wage arrears claim time barred.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 12 June 2020
    12 June 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin an Employment Court’s determination on status of employee, urgent facilitation application and claims for wages on a casual employee and more.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 5 June 2020
    5 June 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin Holiday pay liability was transferred to another entity, aggressive performance management was a disadvantage to employee and an independent contracting relationship was imposed.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 29 May 2020
    29 May 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a proceeding that was not removed to the Employment Court, an employee protected under the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987 and a disciplinary process deemed to be procedurally unfair.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 22 May 2020
    22 May 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin an Employment Court’s narrow interpretation, loss of trust and confidence and breach of settlement agreement and more.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 20 March 2020
    20 March 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin an unlawful suspension leads to unpaid wages, a peaceful protest leads to dismissal and more.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 13 March 2020
    13 March 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a one wage payment made in six months, the Authority declining to strike out proceedings and employee conduct deemed as "sufficiently egregious".

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    Bulletin - Friday, 06 March 2020
    6 March 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin ecstasy caused disheveled appearance, breaches of settlement agreements, penalty for unpaid wages, employer alleged disparaging comments. Plus, we bring you the latest employment-related news and statistics.

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    Bulletin - Friday, 28 February 2020
    28 February 2020

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about breaches of minimum entitlements by an employer, performance concerns not managed properly, an order for facilitation made after difficulties in concluding a collective and more.

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