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August 2023 Newsletter

Published 02 Aug 2023
This Issue

Dodgy Medical Certificates

A frequent bugbear for employers are ambiguous and vague medical certificates, to the point where they look like the employee has authored it themselves. ...full story

New Rules around Health & Safety Representatives

The Health and Safety at Work (Health and Safety Representatives and Committees) Amendment Act is now law. Small business need to be aware of these changes as it directly affects them.
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Modern Slavery

The New Zealand Government is collaborating with businesses to combat modern slavery and address exploitation in supply chains through new legislation. ...full story

Discriminatory Minimum Wage Exemptions To End

Disability Issues Minister Priyanca Radhakrishnan has stated the New Zealand government will put an end to the "discriminatory" practice that allows employers to pay disabled workers less than the minimum wage. ...full story