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Newsletter July, 2020

New Zealand modifies legislation to favour business sustainability and collective agreements’ ratification

July, 2020
  • New Zealand corporate and commercial property laws were temporarily reformed to increase the prospect of business surviving;
  • Employment and industrial relations regulations were reformed to include electronic means of signing collective agreements.
Newsletter May, 2020

Examples of Essential Services Exempted from Suspension

May, 2020
  • Specific laws were enacted in France, New Zealand, Ontario (Canada) and South Africa containing a list of essential services that could continue operating during the pandemic.
  • Employment services were considered essential in France, New Zealand and Ontario.
  • Employers’ organisations were included in the list in New Zealand.

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