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December 2012 Newsletter

Published 08 Dec 2012
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Our Albany office will be closed from 5pm Friday 21st December 2012 and re-opens on Monday 7th January 2013.

We will have a duty consultant over the Christmas/New Year break, so please phone us on 0800 15 8000 if you have employment law queries over that period.

We wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Thank you for your association during 2012.

Labour MP's Private Bill Looking To Implement A Redundancy Entitlement

Sue Moroney from Labour is introducing a Bill to Parliament which, if passed, will make Employers responsible for significant redundancy payouts. ...full story

Christmas Shopping Restrictions

There are 3 ½ days when almost all shops are required to be closed under the Shop Trading Hours Repeal Act 1990. These days include Christmas Day...full story

Relevant Daily Pay - Calculating Payment For Public Holidays

Relevant daily pay is used to calculate payment for public holidays and alternative holidays. Relevant daily pay reflects what the employee would have been paid if they had worked on the day in question....full story

At This Time Of Year, Are You Confident That Your Employees Are Fit For Work?

At Christmas time, Employers unfortunately face issues with staff members coming to work ‘worse for wear’ because of over consumption the night before....full story

Illegal To Contract Out Of Holidays Act - $13,500 awarded to Employee

Attempting to contract out of the Holidays Act Provisions proved to be very costly for the Employer....full story