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Five Figure Fine for Petrol Station Employer

Five Figure Fine for Petrol Station Employer

A recent Employment Relations Authority (ERA) case has again highlighted the lawful requirement for all employers to have employment agreements in place for their employees. A Northland petrol station has been hit with a five figure fine after it was found to have committed multiple serious breaches of employment law following a Labour Inspectorate Investigation.Read more about Five Figure Fine for Petrol Station Employer[…]

Managing Health & Safety Risk in Your Workplace

Managing Health & Safety Risk in Your Workplace

Health and Safety (HSWA) legislation requires that all forseeable hazards are identified and the risks arising from these hazards are eliminated or controlled. Risk management is a legal requirement for all businesses regardless of their size and basically it involves asking the following questions: What hazards exist in the workplace? How serious are the hazards?Read more about Managing Health & Safety Risk in Your Workplace[…]