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Employers News May 2023

Published 21 May 2023
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Breaching Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreements are commonplace when it comes to resolving employment relationship problems, and the solution often benefit both parties and give certainty over where a dispute ends up. Namely, that it does not proceed into a litigation process....full story

Disciplinary turns into medical incapacity

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) recently upheld the termination of a Doctor who tried to avoid a disciplinary process regarding his potential sexual harassment allegations by taking ill with 'chest pains'....full story

Wage 'theft' might become a crime

The Crimes (Theft by Employer) Amendment Bill is set to amend the Crimes Act 1961 to make employers not paying employees their wages or potentially making unauthorised deductions a criminal offence....full story

Company fined $61k for lack of PPE

Auckland's North Shore District Court have ordered Mapua Avocados to $62,185.00 in reparations to their worker after he received a permanent eye injury while repairing fences in an orchard in Northland....full story