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July News 2020

Published 17 Jul 2020
This Issue

Validity of Medical Certificates

With workplace absences costing the NZ economy $1.79billion per year the Employer has a  right to scrutinise medical certificates. What does a valid medical certificate look like?...full story

Minimum guaranteed hours

Employment Agreements failing to specify number of hours have been illegal since April 2016. Check yours now....full story

Termination - Frustration of Contract

Due to COVID-19 we seeing staff who are unable to return to NZ to fulfill their roles. What should the Employer do in this situation?...full story

Eliminate or Minimise your hazards

Employers must consider isolating a hazard as a technique of minimisation and review on an ongoing basis....full story