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Employers Newsletter Feb 2018

Published 06 Feb 2018
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Employment Relations Amendment Bill

The anticipated changes to employment law have now been presented as a Bill to the House. The new Government claiming this will "restore fairness and balance into New Zealand workplaces". There are no surprises in the changes so as expected things are going to get tougher for Employers....full story

eSigning Employment Agreements

While traditionally people have put pen to paper for signing employment agreements and other business documents, a growth in technology has allowed for this to become modernised and the use of electronic signatures is becoming more popular with businesses as they move into a paperless environment....full story

Who owns your emails?

A recent case tested the ability for a sacked employee to request all their email correspondence from their former employer. The issue was brought before the Privacy Commissioner as the employee claimed the emails were personal to him and therefore he had a right to them....full story

Employers Toolbox updates

The Employers Toolbox has a number of new and updated features rolled out early this year. Read on for a run down of the changes; Recruitment, Staff Checks and eSigning Agreements...full story