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Don't make it worse … notify WorkSafe

Written by Alison Maelzer & Sam Houliston on February 20th, 2018.

You know the adage, "If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging"? It is apt in so many areas of business (and life!) but is particularly relevant when it comes to WorkSafe notifications. Our message to you – if there is an incident or event that needs to be notified to WorkSafe, for heaven's sake, notify it! Keeping quiet is only going to make the proverbial hole deeper.

Hanging out for Easter? What you need to know if you are in retail.

Written by Alison Maelzer & Mo Al Obaidi on February 9th, 2018.

Shops can now open on Easter Sunday


The Shop Trading Hours Act 1990 (Act) allows certain shops to be open for business, subject to local council requirements. Employers may require shop employees to work on Easter Sunday (this year, 1 April 2018).

Employment Law: the only constant is change…

Written by Alison Maelzer on January 26th, 2018.

It’s a New Year, a new(ish) Government… so it must be time for some new employment law! The Coalition Government managed to reach an agreed, compromise position between its partners on proposed changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (Act).
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