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October News 2022

Published 16 Oct 2022
This Issue

Employer Beware - 'Off the record' chats

When an employment relationship breaks down sometimes an employer will attempt to hold an 'off the record' discussion with a view to a mutually agreed exit strategy. However, these sort of conversations are not without legal risk....full story

Looking after staff mental health

As an employer you have a duty of care under the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) to provide a safe and healthy working environment and ensure workplace pressures aren't unreasonably adding to staff stresses....full story

Labour Day Public Holiday

New Zealand's Labour Day commemorating the eight-hour work day, is upon us again this month, observed on Monday the 24th October....full story

Induct your Contractors

If you engage a contractor or third party firm to perform a task or job at your workplace you should at least consider the Health & Safety consequences of doing so, and as such an induction may be advisable....full story