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Tell us whether you think New Zealand should ratify the Forced Labour Protocol 13 March 2019

The Forced Labour Protocol 2014 is an international, legally-binding document that provides guidance on how to eliminate all forms of forced labour, punish offenders and protect victims, including ensuring they have access to remedies such as compensation.

ACC levies for the next two years confirmed 11 December 2018

The Government has announced the new ACC levies for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 years.

Parliament passes changes to Employment Relations Act 06 December 2018

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018, passed in Parliament yesterday, introduces a number of employment law changes that aim to improve fairness in the workplace and deliver decent work conditions and fair wages.

Christchurch man fined for employing unlicensed student to carry out electrical work 27 November 2018

An unlicensed electrical worker has been prosecuted and fined $2550 in the Christchurch District Court for permitting a University student to carry out prescribed electrical work on his property.

Otaki man fined for unlicensed electrical work 20 November 2018

Unlicensed electrical worker Dmitri Fedoulov has been fined in the Wellington District Court for undertaking prescribed electrical work (PEW) on his own property.