TODAY'S NEWS - 2 OCTOBER

Posted on 2 October 2014

Manslaughter charge sends “clear message” to employers

From HRMOnline.co.nz

Police have taken an unusual step and laid a charge of manslaughter over a forestry-related death, and employers are being urged to take note.

Paul Burr appeared in the Levin District Court last month charged with the manslaughter of 20-year-old forestry worker Lincoln Kidd in December last year. He has pleaded not guilty.

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Riskiest locations for flexi-work revealed

From Stuff.co.nz

Technology has allowed us the freedom to work from anywhere at anytime, but could your weekly meeting held at the local cafe be putting your workplace at risk? Seven out of 10 Kiwis say yes.

According to new research from global workplace provider Regus, New Zealand workers are putting business privacy at risk when working outside of the office, with cafés topping the list of unsafe locations for business privacy.

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