Posted on 9 October 2014

Parental Leave - Your Guide to The Law


Wellington employment law firm Buckett Law writes about parental leave and the entitlements under the current (and future) law for both new parents and their employers.

There are approximately 173 babies born each day in New Zealand. That's over 63,000 NZ mums, and 63,000 NZ dads welcoming a wee tot into their family each year.

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How to connect your team to the bigger picture


A surefire strategy for creating a strong team dynamic is to help your employees see the bigger picture, by ensuring they feel “connected to something larger than themselves”, according to an international HR expert.

Achieving a strong, cohesive team dynamic is essential for productivity and morale – but it requires a personalised, relationships-based approach to ensure your team is working as it should, said Lawrence Polsky, managing partner, PeopleNRG.

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Hospitality worker wins case against ex-employer


A Timaru hospitality worker has won a case against her former employer and been awarded nearly $17,000.

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) found Lyn Carrington was unjustifiably constructively dismissed and suffered an unjustified disadvantage in her employment at the Benvenue Hotel.

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