Part 6A amendment will hit vulnerable workers, says BSCNZ

Patrick Lee-Lo, president of Building Service Contractors of New Zealand (BSCNZ), has warned that cleaning industry workers will be more vulnerable following recommended changes to Part 6A of the Employment Relations Act. ‘A select committee has recommended that amendments to the act be passed including a change exempting small companies employing fewer than 20 employees […]

BSC NZ “disappointed” with planned Part 6A amendments

Although the association has strongly lobbied for it to be revised, Building Services Contractors New Zealand (BSC NZ) has described planned changes to Part 6A of the Employment Relations Act as “disappointing” and likely to make cleaning workers even more vulnerable.. ‘Part 6A aims to prevent groups of low paid workers from being replaced by cheaper contractors or […]

Crest Clean’s Part 6A high profile lobbying campaign

Crest Clean managing director Grant McLauchlan (photo: A contract cleaning organisation is investing its own hard earned dollars in high profile lobbying on behalf of its industry. New Zealand based Crest Clean has launched of a ‘tongue-in-cheek campaign featuring a cartoon of a Minister on a question mark’, which poses a serious question about […]

Crest Clean moots appeal following a ‘vulnerable businesses’ ruling

New Zealand based Crest Clean is currently considering an appeal after a ruling by the Christchurch Employment Court in the matter of Doran vs Crest Commercial Clean Limited. The contractor, in a 22 June announcement, claimed ‘it is a direct result of the poorly drafted Part 6A of the Employment Relations Act 2000’. “The decision is […]

CrestClean asks NZ Government to fix labour law changes

According to a 14 May article by the New Zealand Government is being called to fix Part 6A in Labour law changes. ‘Any changes to the industrial relations laws must address the mess resulting from Part 6A in the Employment Relations Act 2000 says New Zealand’s leading privately owned cleaning and hygiene company CrestClean.’ […]


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