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May 2014 Newsletter

Published 01 May 2014
This Issue

Alternative Employment Ends Employment Relationship

In a recent case before the Employment Relations Authority, it was held that an Employee “terminated his own employment” with an Employer when he verbally accepted an offer of employment from another company. ...full story

Queens Birthday Holiday 2014

Queen’s Birthday Holiday is observed on the first Monday in June. In 2014 this will be Monday 2nd June

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Changes to Paid Parental Leave

The Government has announced that paid parental leave will increase from the current 14 weeks to 18 weeks. The changes will be implemented in two steps. ...full story

Hefty Penalties After Toxic Gas Leaves Workers Unconscious

Wanganui company Tasman Tanning was fined $73,000 and ordered to pay reparations totalling $90,000 over a toxic gas incident that left four of its workers unconscious....full story

Employers Toolbox Cloud new feature

New feature in your Employers Toolbox in the Cloud -  Calendar alerts.

Employers Assistance members now have the ability to create and schedule calendar items from the Dashboard. The system already automatically creates alerts for all Performance Review and Health and Safety scheduled items.

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