April 2019 Newsletter

Hi there,

Welcome to our latest Newsletter

In December of last year the Coalition government passed employment law reform which comes into force in the second half of 2019. The reforms will change the dynamic between employers and employees in New Zealand.

Indeed the changes brought about by the Act will operate to restore protections for employees, especially vulnerable employees, and strengthens the role of collective bargaining in the workplace. Many of the changes will be familiar to employers, as they roll the law back to how it was as recently as 2015.

Most changes take effect at two stages. First the day after Royal assent (Wednesday 12 December 2018), and secondly on Monday 6 May 2019.

What changes will occur on May 6 2019?

Read the full blog article here

If you have any query relating to the upcoming employment law changes and how these might affect your business or indeed on any other legal matter please do not hesitate to contact us to organise a time or to just discuss your matter over the phone.

Kind regards

The Directors
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