Uber court case

Employees and contractors Last October, four New Zealand Uber drivers won a landmark case against the ridesharing app, which recognised them as employees, not contractors. The decision enables these workers to claim rights and protections as Uber employees. The ruling has broader implications for Kiwi businesses and how staff are categorised. Employment status entitles workers […]

What’s the difference between employees and contractors?

Does your business use both employees and contractors? It’s important to distinguish between them as they are paid and taxed differently. Despite what you may call the individual concerned, that description is not definitive. If the status of the worker is questioned in the Employment Court or Employment Relations Authority, for example, the Employment Relations […]