Triangular arrangements recognised – the Employment Relations (Triangular) Amendment Act 2019
Triangular employment relationships have always been legal in New Zealand but have been criticised for being easily abused and for leaving workers without legal remedies.
Addressing these concerns, The Employment Relations (Triangular) Amendment Act 2019 comes into effect on 27 June 2020. It updates the Employment Relations Act 2000 to provide more robust protections for workers by allowing them to join a “controlling third party” to a personal grievance claim.
In this update, Rebecca Scott and Meredith Karlsen look at this development and the issues for employers and their insurers.
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