TODAY'S HR NEWS - 8 DECEMBER

Posted on 8 December 2014

Working hard to keep staff happy

From NZHerald.co.nz

It's been in the news recently that Apple and Facebook have offered to freeze eggs for female employees, the purpose is, apparently, to attract more women on to their staff.

It's a controversial idea, of course, and Apple told the Guardian: "Apple cares deeply about our employees and their families, and we are always looking at new ways our health programmes can meet their needs."

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Murderer 'shouldn't have been sacked'

From Stuff.co.nz

A company unfairly sacked a convicted murderer for not revealing his full criminal past, the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ruled.

But William Hart won't be compensated because the authority decided that he was "entirely responsible" for misrepresenting himself.

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Compensation order over heated exchange sacking

From HRMOnline.co.nz

An employee who was fired after his performance review turned into heat exchange over weekend work has won his claim for unjustified dismissal.

The Employment Relations Authority found Paul Walters was not at fault when he was summarily dismissed on January 15 following allegations of serious misconduct towards his managers  at ISO Ltd in December 2013.

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