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February 2014 Newsletter

Published 01 Feb 2014
This Issue

Employees Being Rude To Customers

Two recent cases have upheld an Employer’s right to discipline Employees who are rude to, or act in an unacceptable manner towards the Employer’s customers...full story

How to Check For Criminal Record

If you are an Employer seeking a job applicant’s authorisation to check for a criminal record and you wish to obtain details of any convictions, you should follow the steps below....full story

Employing Staff Through WINZ Programmes

Even though staff may have been sourced through WINZ, Employers still have a responsibility to formalise the relationship, as they do for other staff....full story

A Reminder to Employers Who Are Selling Their Business

Staff must be clearly told what is to happen to their jobs. If employment is to end, the Employer who is selling the business must carry out a proper redundancy process.

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WorkSafe Produces Guidelines on Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is a significant hazard in New Zealand. ...full story