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Westlaw NZ provides the option to sort case law search results by court. This includes superior to lower or lower to superior. To demonstrate this start by conducting a case search. Step 1: Click on the Cases template from the Westlaw NZ homepage. Step 2: Type in your search terms e.g. “personal injury” /10 “work related” into the ...more
Workplaces are taking bullying seriously, but workers are still reluctant to report bullies, according to a new EEO Trust (now Diversity Works) survey on the issue. Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie takes a look at the findings. WORKERS ARE RELUCTANT to report workplace bullying when they are the target, according to an EEO Trust survey. Close to half ...more
If you’re involved in legal research you’ll appreciate the value of being able to easily access past, current and future versions of legislation from one place. Now in Westlaw NZ that is exactly what you CAN do. We’ve added a new feature: FUTURE VERSIONS. This makes searching for comparative versions of legislation literally a one-stop-shop. Here’s ...more
The Unit Titles Act 2010 was an attempt to address the gaps and inadequacies of the Unit Titles Act 1972. While the changes it brought were welcome, it soon became apparent that more were necessary. Evolving – the law managing medium/high density housing As New Zealanders move from traditional suburban, stand-alone “quarter acre pavlova paradises” ...more
SafeGuard asked WorkSafe New Zealand‘s Chief Legal Advisor, Mike Hargreaves, a couple of questions about the Health & Safety At Work Act: SG: What approach is the regulator taking to the enforcement of the new HSW Act as it beds in over the first 6 months? MH: WorkSafe has been taking a balanced approach since the ...more