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Employer News August 2020

Published 17 Aug 2020
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Resurgence Wage Subsidy

All about the new 'Resurgence Wage Subsidy' and Leave Support Scheme, eligibility criteria and rules around the application and refusals to work from staff....full story

Can You Open Your Business Now?

Under pandemic Alert Levels 2 and 3 most business can operate if they follow guidelines around safe practices in terms of COVID-19 transmission control. There is no 'Essential Business' distinction under these levels.

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Combatting Abuse of Sick Leave

An employee’s ongoing or repetitive absence from work may justify dismissal. However, this will require proper process and may fall under misconduct, performance management or incapacity....full story

Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Pay Equity claims can now be heard in the Employment Relations Authority rather than Employment Court....full story