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October 2014 - Court Case of the Month

09 October 2014

Reliance on Trial Period proves costly The recent decision of the Employment Relations Authority in Hall v Smith Crane & Construction Limited highlights the importance of understanding legal requireme...
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Caveat emptor (Let the buyer beware)

09 October 2014

The relationship between the Candidate, you the Client and the Recruitment Agency.  A man accused of immigration fraud was misled by the recruitment company he used and did not personally profit from ...
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Who is Actually The Employer?

03 September 2014

With the government taking submissions on the vulnerable workers bill and the impending changes to the health and safety legislation you can expect the spotlight to be on employee, contractor and agen...
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Sept 2014 - Court Case of The Month

02 September 2014

Self Employed Contractor or Employee? In the last two months the Employment Relations Authority (“Authority”) has considered a number of claims by individuals purportedly engaged as contractors who su...
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Aug 2014 - Court Case of The Month

04 August 2014

Exercising the power to suspend In a recent case in the Employment Relations Authority an employee who was threatening, used abusive language and yelled and screamed at her employer was found to have ...
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