Littler (JD Supra New Zealand)
Littler Global Guide - New Zealand - Q2 2019
Workplace Changes for Workers in the Screen Industry Proposed Bill or Initiative - Key changes in New Zealand’s workplace relations for the screen sector workers are set to be implemented soon. The New Zealand government has commenced drafting the legislation at the start of June 2019; the law is expected to be passed in mid-2020. The proposed changes aim to clarify whether or not screen...
New Zealand: Critical Employment Law Changes
New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) taking effect this spring. This article briefly reviews key amendments that recently took effect, or take effect today. We also highlight potential changes to privacy laws in New Zealand.
New Zealand Privacy Bill Would Add Authorization and Data Breach Notification Requirements
As a proposed Privacy Bill works its way through the New Zealand Parliament, key changes aim to strengthen the protection of confidential and personal information.
New Zealand Moves to Streamline Procedure for Employee Equal Pay Claims
The New Zealand Government recently introduced the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, which aims to enable women to lodge pay equity claims more easily. If enacted, the new law would impose certain obligations on an employer that receives an equal pay claim from an employee.