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Long-standing pub owners fined $30,000 for treating employees as casuals

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Long-standing pub owners fined $30,000 for treating employees as casuals

Source: Employment New Zealand Two Canterbury tavern owners have been ordered to pay $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for 30 breaches of the Holidays Act Two Canterbury tavern owners have been ordered to pay $30,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for 30 breaches of the Holidays Act. Malcolm and Claire Bennett, owners […]

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Wineries told to check supply chains in wake of second worker exploitation case

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Wineries told to check supply chains in wake of second worker exploitation case

Source: Employment New Zealand The Labour Inspectorate is calling on the viticulture industry to thoroughly check their supply chains to prevent wine being produced by exploited labour. Marlborough vineyard contracting company Double Seven Services and its owner have been collectively penalised $127,500 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for falsifying and failing to keep wage […]

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Forestry Shake-up as company penalised $35,000 and prevented from hiring migrants

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Forestry Shake-up as company penalised $35,000 and prevented from hiring migrants

Source: Employment New Zealand A large forestry company has been penalised $35,000 at the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for paying migrant employees less than the minimum wage Silverculture Solutions Ltd (SSL), an associated company of CNI Forest Management Limited and a supplier of Silviculture services to Timberlands, employs up to 250 staff in forest block […]

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No holiday break for employment standards

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on No holiday break for employment standards

Source: Employment New Zealand Employment Services is reminding businesses over the holiday season to keep employment standards up to scratch and be mindful of their supply chains to avoid the risk of a bad reputation. “It’s the time of year when many people are working in hospitality, retail, casual and seasonal work, often working varied […]

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Exploitation of single worker results in $188,500 to be paid

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Exploitation of single worker results in $188,500 to be paid

Source: Employment New Zealand A Christchurch suburban dairy and its owners have been ordered to pay $85,000 in penalties for exploiting and underpaying a staff member by more than $103,000 over a four-year period. Indy Supa, a dairy in the Christchurch suburb of Shirley has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to pay […]

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Restaurant owner shows “no real remorse” for employment breaches

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Restaurant owner shows “no real remorse” for employment breaches

Source: Employment New Zealand Rotorua company, Vishnu Hospitality Limited, which trades as Lovely India restaurant has been ordered to pay $10,000 for failing to keep accurate employment records. The breach includes subsequently failing to provide those records when requested by the Labour Inspectorate. The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) found that company director Nilin Patel’s cooperation with […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week (8–14 October)

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness Week (8–14 October)

Source: Employment New Zealand Let nature into your workplace – Tukua te uho taiao ki roto nā papa mahi. People who feel their employer cares about their wellbeing are more engaged at work.  This Mental Health Awareness Week (8–14 October 2018), show people you care about their mental health and wellbeing and ‘Let nature into […]

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Man must pay for former company’s labour exploitation

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Man must pay for former company’s labour exploitation

Source: Employment New Zealand A man who liquidated his company after being penalised nearly $430,000 for exploiting workers, has been made personally liable for the nearly $120,000 that’s still outstanding. The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ‘joined’ Jujhar Singh to his previous company Binde Enterprises Ltd, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation which uncovered nearly $210,000 […]

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Japanese fishing company to pay 180k for exploitation of workers in NZ waters

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Japanese fishing company to pay 180k for exploitation of workers in NZ waters

Source: Employment New Zealand A Japanese fishing company chartered by a New Zealand business has been ordered to pay more than $180,000 in arrears and penalties for serious employment breaches. A Japanese fishing company chartered by a New Zealand business has been ordered to pay more than $180,000 in arrears and penalties following a Labour […]

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Domino’s franchisees to pay more than $32,000 for employment breaches

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Domino’s franchisees to pay more than $32,000 for employment breaches

Source: Employment New Zealand Two companies, which operated as Domino’s pizza franchises in Auckland, have been penalised $32,400 for serious breaches of employment law, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. E Lynn Limited and E Ming Limited, operated by Mr Xi Chen, failed to provide their employees with correct employment agreements and to keep correct wage, […]

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Building companies penalised for turning blind eye to employment breaches

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Building companies penalised for turning blind eye to employment breaches

Source: Employment New Zealand Two Auckland building companies operated by a sole director have been penalised $7,500 for serious breaches to employment law as well as failing to comply with an improvement notice. Juno Homes Limited and EXP Builders Limited failed to keep employment records, ensure workers were paid correct holiday pay, and to comply […]

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Farm penalised $45k for exploiting ‘volunteer’ workers

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Employment Issues, Employment New Zealand, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Farm penalised $45k for exploiting ‘volunteer’ workers

Source: Employment New Zealand A farm near Christchurch has been penalised more than $45,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for exploiting volunteer workers, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. Robinwood Farms Limited, whose sole director and shareholder is Julia Osselton, was found to have breached the rights of workers who she claimed were ‘volunteers’, rather […]

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