Ezypay is getting behind Akimbo, will you?

 Having survived the Canterbury Earthquakes eight years ago and then the EQC Trauma that followed, everyone in Canterbury is aware of what effect these can have on your mental fitness. It is no surprise that the stats for Canterbury around depression and anxiety are so high but rather than just sit and hope it […]

Sick Leave Entitlement Internationally 

When it comes to paid sick leave entitlements, Australian employees are doing better than their counterparts in the United States. Here, sick leave is deemed a type of personal leave under the National Employment Standards and full-time employees are entitled to 10 days’ paid personal leave per year. That includes sick leave and paid carer’s […]

Bottle Store owner fined $200,000 for exploiting staff

A liquor store owner whose behaviour was branded “heinous” by a judge will pay up an unprecedented $200,000 fine for underpaying migrant workers – but is unrepentant. Six Indian migrants were underpaid a total of $250,000 by Paramjeet Singh Parihar and Kuldip Kaur Parihar while working at the couple’s Super Liquor bottle stores in the […]

New staff member at Ezypay

Happy to announce that Lorraine Gardner started with us last month and will be a great addition to the team. She comes from a family of 4 and grew up in the Waikato before moving to the small town of Geraldine for a job in 2007. It was here she met her husband Woody and […]

Dunedin Grocery Store fined $53,000

A Dunedin grocery store and its director found to have flouted employment law have been fined $53,000. The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) handed down the penalties for 40 employment breaches and attempting to deceive labour inspectors. Director Quing (Jade) Luo, was made personally responsible for $8960 in fines. In November 2017, inspectors visited the convenience store to check […]

Types of Employment

There are many ways we define employees in relation to their Employment Type and below we look at each one.  We see many employers who employ staff on a Casual Employee Contract but in reality, when you look at the nature of their work (working every week, expected to work etc) then they are clearly […]

Harvey Polglase has decided to retire

Harvey has been our longest serving employee and has been with us from June 2006.  So after 13 years he has decided it is time to call it a day and spend more time at home with his wife, Caroline and his bees. We all will miss his enthusism and dedication but wish him a […]