Just published Working in Wine November 2010 - New Immigration Law, Chemical Applicators Accreditation, New Meal Break Law, Change to Personal Grievance Law,Trial Periods, Christmas New Year Public Holidays, Help with Christmas shopping - great glassware offer.
Working in Wine July 2010.
Topics: Approved Handler Certificate Renewals, Foreign Workers, Tax Changes, Parental Leave, Infant Feeding, Health and Safety when dealing with Contractors, Free OSH assessment, Salary and Wage Rates, Employment Law Changes.
February 2010 Working in Wine. We cover: New Minimum Wage Rates ; When you can pay holiday pay with weekly pay ; OSH - fines and definitions ; Managing Remuneration ; MS Outlook Tips and Tricks
Just as the NZ wine industry harvest gets under way for 2009, we have published a Working in Wine Newsletter covering the latest employment legislative changes effective 1 April 2009, redundancies, Immigration etc etc. Read all about it!! Working in Wine March 2009.
Working in Wine's July 2009 edition covers many topics - Swine Flu Pandemic, Young Viticulturist Competition, IRD mileage rates, Immigration Bill, Review of Holidays Act, Pay rises and cuts, New Health and Safety Policy, Trade Diary, Job Security and Redundancies and some interesting cases from the Employment Courts.
"Working in Wine December 2009" is available - Topics: Immigration News; Car phone use; Holidays Act review and Christmas holiday pay calculations; Social Media, and a Christmas Gift from us to NZ Wine/Liquor industry employers.
"Working in Wine December 2009" is available - Topics: Immigration News; Car phone use; Holidays Act review and Christmas holiday pay calculations; Social Media
October's edition covers the new tax rates and ACC levies, trade diary, KiwiSaver changes, Breaks and Infant Feeding, Employment Authority pays out to excessive internet user, Proposed changs to employment relationships, employee induction and the TiZwine.com bottle shot photography service.
The first edition for 2008, February's Working in Wine has quite a bit to tell employers:
Minimum Pay Rates increasing ; KiwiSaver update ; Cheap Telecom calling rates ; From the papers ; Easter Holiday pay ; Nelson employer made to pay ; Otago Anniversary Date ; OSH update - fatigue ; Job Application ; winejobsonline.com updates.
In the May 2008 edition of Working in Wine, we talk about: Our new TRADE DIARY to keep you updated on events : Huge payouts from the Courts to wronged employees : Interesting interpretation of Fixed Term Employment : Employers must check migrants' work visas : Enhancements to job listings : and a special glassware offer (NZ only)
The last edition for 2008, December's Working in Wine covers some important topics - changes to the ERA, new postcodes, wine media listing and website resources as well as giving advice on Casual employees, pay rates, suspensions and redundancies.
In December 2007's employer newsletter, Working in Wine, we outline a few important things: Minimum pay rates for those on piece rate work ; Update on KiwiSaver ; Flexible Work Hours - new law from July 08: Holidays calculator from DOL ; Christmas gift ideas ; Christmas/New Year Public Holidays pay ; Enhancements to winejobsonline.com from next year....
The May 2007 edition of Working in Wine gives more detail of the KiwiSaver scheme due to start in July; talks about Health and Safety; some recent decisions from the Employment Authority
In February 2007's Working in Wine, we cover the new minimum pay rates and the KiwiSaver scheme; we remind you that you are required to be a "Fair and Reasonable" employer and what records you must keep for all your employees. Once again we outline Casual v. term Employment Agreements (yes, some people are still getting them confused) and ask if your OSH practices are compliant... We also outline what's being done to clean up illegal workers and the new Seasonal Work Scheme due to start soon...
November 2004 edition contains information about amendments to the Holidays Act 2003 and entitlements to public holiday payments for all employees.
We also tell you a few things about the Employment Relations Act - including which one piece of documentation you need to have, to save your company from a potential fine of up to $10,000.
December 2004 edition contains information about the new smokefree workplace laws, payments for Christmas New Year 2004/5 public holidays and changes to the Parental Leave Act.