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Employment premium results in penalty (20 November 2014)

The Employment Relations Authority has imposed a penalty on Christchurch milk distributors JP and JD Bowden Partnership for charging a migrant worker an employment premium for her job. Imposition of the premium resulted in take-home pay of $4.37 an hour. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) took the... More about Employment premium results in penalty.

ABA reveals debt collection letters on prosecutor letterhead (18 November 2014)

The American Bar Association has issued an opinion on the use of official prosecutor's office letterhead by debt collection companies. Formal Opinion 469: Prosecutors and Debt Collection Companies says United States debt collection companies are contracting with local prosecutors' offices to use prosecutor letterhead to create and mail collection demand... More about ABA reveals debt collection letters on prosecutor letterhead.