Mar 20

Key dumps laptop and mobile phone tax

Posted by admin

NZ Prime Minister John Key has sounded the death knell for a proposed tax on employer-provided laptops and mobile phones just a day after Cabinet scrapped the proposed fringe benefit tax on car parks. “There is virtually no chance of it going ahead,” Key said of the laptop and cellphone tax on his…

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Jul 13

Reading confidential docs on plane raises workplace issues

Posted by Dave Griffith

The current controversy over an insurance company employee who pulled out confidential documents about restructuring and redundancies and started reading them in full view of passengers has raised serious issues about working in transit. A passenger on the flight, Frank van der Zwaag said he was on the Auckland to Wellington flight last…

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