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Category: NZ Employment Law

Stress, Employer’s Burden in 2016


From 4 April 2016 the burden of proof will be on the employer’s shoulders regarding stress. Employers (among other entities) will need to be able to prove they take reasonable care of their worker’s stress levels. Current legislation puts the burden of proof on the employee. This means waiting for a worker to claim they

Can you legally record a conversation?

Record a conversation

It is getting easier to record a conversation with iphones, android devices and so on. Can you legally record a conversation? Remember the famous case of the secret recording of John Key and John Banks in the Tea Cup Incident. Can you record a conversation in secret? It is a question that comes up quite