Contributed by: Kylie Dunn and Jamie Crosbie
Published on: September 07, 2018
The Select Committee has reported back on proposed amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000 today suggesting a number of amendments to the initial draft released earlier this year. None of these are fundamental or major changes to the draft released earlier this year.
The Select Committee's proposed amendments to the draft include:
The National party provided a strong minority view, stating that the party opposes the "ideological basis" of the amendments and believes that this will "destabilise the New Zealand industrial relations landscape".
A full copy of the Select Committee report can be found here. Please get in contact with a member of our team if you have any questions.
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