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29 Sep 2017

Domestic Violence Victims Protection Bill

Domestic violence has proven to be a significant issue in New Zealand. For example, in 2016 the New Zealand Police investigated 118,910 incidents of family violence, that equates to approximately one incident every...

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2 Jun 2017

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 - Happy First Birthday

New Zealand's historically high rate of workplace deaths and near misses was a key motivator for the overhaul of our health and safety laws...

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31 May 2016

The ins and outs of Restraint of Trade clauses in Employment Agreements

A restraint of trade clause does not automatically protect an employer...

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31 May 2016

Reform - The Health & Safety at Work Act 2015

This Act has significant implications for workers and business owners alike, reforming New Zealand’s health and safety system.

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15 May 2016

The Health & Safety at Work Act - in force 4 April 2016

Part of wide Health and Safety reforms hoping to reduce workplace injury and death by 25% by 2020, this new Act introduces additional obligations for employers...

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10 Nov 2015

Setting up a competing company proves costly

A lighting company has been successful in its claim against two former employees...
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