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Canterbury employer pays $14K to bullied employee by Chloe Taylor | 18/11/2015 6:03:32 p.m.

The ERA has ruled against the Canterbury District Health Board for failing to respond appropriately to a bullying complaint.read more

Is the ‘three warning’ rule an urban myth? by Nicola Middlemiss | 16/11/2015 12:11:34 p.m.

Many employees are under the impression that they are entitled to three warnings before being dismissed – but is there any truth behind this commonly held belief?read more

ERA penalises firm for failing to consider employee comments by John Maguire | 6/11/2015 12:01:04 p.m.

A dispute about employee toilet facilities has ended badly for one employer who suspended and fired a worker without following proper procedural requirements.read more

Does the 90 day trial apply to every case? by Nicola Middlemiss | 4/11/2015 8:41:50 p.m.

Last week a worker who had only been employed for nine days won an unfair dismissal case. HRD speaks to an employment lawyer about the limitations of the trial period.read more

Justifiable dismissal for worker who cost company $23K by Chloe Taylor | 5/10/2015 11:39:45 a.m.

The ERA recently found that a man who racked up $23,000 on his work phone had been justifiably dismissed.read more

Will ‘cultural intelligence’ trump IQ in future hires? by HRM | 29/09/2015 7:37:45 a.m.

One expert has made a claim that cultural intelligence is set to become more useful to employers than hiring candidates who are ‘traditionally’ intelligent.read more

Shocking “ignorance” of employee contracts by Nicola Middlemiss | 25/09/2015 6:36:06 p.m.

A new report has revealed that 99% of workers don’t fully understand their contracts – should HR step in?read more

Five capabilities crucial for future CHROs by Miklos Bolza | 23/09/2015 4:05:51 a.m.

When it comes to developing new CHROs through your firm’s talent pipeline, what skills and abilities should HR be looking for?read more

Could executive coaching be your next career step? by Chloe Taylor | 22/09/2015 11:09:12 a.m.

An expert in executive coaching shares tips on how HR professionals can move into his line of work.read more