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Employer November Newsletter 2020

Published 20 Nov 2020
This Issue

Labour's expected changes

The election result, with its significant Labour majority, here are some of the pledges we can expect to see come to fruition.


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Dismissing Casual Staff

In a casual employment relationship the Employer has no obligation to provide ongoing work for the employee, so why go down the disciplinary route when misconduct occurs?...full story

No Vaping Please

Vaping is now officially banned from the workplace.

Since the 11th November 2020 the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Act 2020 has come into force which now includes vaping and vape type products including e-cigarettes under the same restrictions as tobacco products.

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Is "retirement" a thing in today’s world?

With no official work retirement age anymore what happens when staff simply get too old to add value?...full story