New Zealand

New Zealand

New Zealand to expand paid parental leave

New Zealand is expanding paid parental leave to 26 weeks effective 1 July 2020. Background Under the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Act 2017, the paid parental leave entitlement of 18 weeks was extended in two stages: to 22 […]

New Zealand

New Zealand amends the KiwiSaver regime

The government of New Zealand introduced a tax omnibus bill that amends several tax acts to include some minor changes to the KiwiSaver regime. The changes aim to improve and modernize the administration of the tax system. The Taxation Bill […]

New Zealand introduces equal pay amendment bill

The government introduced legislation on 19 September 2018, that would provide a specific process for employees to make a pay equity claim against an employer or group of employers. The previously proposed process required that claimants demonstrate that their claim […]