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May 2010 Newsletter


Published 01 May 2010
This Issue

HOPE FOR EMPLOYERS

On the "Good News" front, there is case law suggesting that in those instances where an employee is "caught with his hands in the till" and where a faulty dismissal procedure has been followed...full story

DISMISSAL OF AN EMPLOYEE WITH LONG TERM SICKNESS/INJURY

Can an employer dismiss an employee if they have a long term sickness/injury?In many situations the answer is yes. For more information...full story

ATV Accident Victim Had Not Ridden One Before

Employers who require employees to use ATVs are legally required to ensure that employees are well trained in their use, the Department of Labour says after sentencing in a prosecution over an ATV fatality...full story

THE LEGAL REQUIREMENT FOR FIRST AID IN THE WORKPLACE

Under Health and Safety regulations, Employers are required to take all practicable steps to ensure first aid facilities are provided...full story

Lateness

Lateness is one of those perennial bug bears that causes a great deal of upset. So how much is too much? What are the rules?...full story

WORKPLACE FIRST AID TRAINING

Employers Assistance Ltd runs a series of First Aid Training courses and you are invited to send an employee or two for training. The next courses are Thursday 17th June in Albany and Thursday 1st July in Lopdell House, Titirangi. The refresher courses run from 8:30am to 12:30pm, full courses 8:30am to 4:30pm....full story

Upcoming seminars

EAL are running a series of Employment Law seminars nationwide later this year (free to ESP members). In preparation for this please feel free to email us your requests for topics you would wish to have covered at these events. Please email us on info@employers.co.nz.