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I was trying to confirm where in NZ's legislation the
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Thank you for your time. Sorry didn't mean to send that. I
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My daughter made a mistake in invoicing a client of
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I am being made redundant and have a redundancy clause in my
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Afternoon, i have worked over 52 weeks since last recieving
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We have a staff member on salary - to calculate a daily rate
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Chris, I have a salesman whom I pay a retainer of minimum
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My child is currently getting paid $15 an hour including holiday
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Can you please help. We receive an over night allowance
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when employing a commission only sales person do we have to
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Dear Sir/Madam We are aware that payment of annual leave
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