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August 2013 Newsletter

Published 12 Aug 2013
This Issue

Proposed Changes To Rest And Meal Breaks

The Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2013 will if passed change the law relating to Rest and Meal Breaks.New provisions deal with the timing and duration of rest breaks and meal breaks....full story

What is Special Leave And Is It Paid Or Unpaid?

Special leave is a type of Parental Leave under the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987....full story

Employer Accesses Staff personal email breaches Privacy Act

Employer used key stroke logs from an Employee's work computer to access the Employee's personal web-based email account and then copied several personal emails, constituting a breach of privacy....full story

Interlude OOS software updated

Our PC OOS prevention software - Interlude, has been updated for Windows 8 compatibility. This is a free upgrade for all existing users of older versions of the software. For more information please see the Interlude page :