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The Ministry of Social Development has been reprimanded for its treatment of redundancy payments when "practice did not reflect the policy".
Based on the review it is absolutely impossible for MSD to suggest there are no systemic issues, a benefit law specialist with Community Law says.
Work and Income has told the Social Development Minister there were "isolated practice issues" after people were wrongly denied the benefit based on redundancy payments.
Corinna is living with Lyme disease and hoping Immigration will let her fiance Colin - stuck in the UK after visiting his sick mum - into New Zealand on humanitarian grounds.
People who were wrongly denied the benefit based on redundancy payments say they are "delighted" Work and Income has reviewed their cases and agreed to back pay them.
Housing development agency Kāinga Ora has apologised to tenants left confused and worried by a letter about their homes being uninsured.
People who believe they were left in the lurch by Work and Income wrongly rejecting applicants whose redundancy payment had not yet run out talk to Glen Scanlon.
The minister has ordered an investigation after what appears to be decades of benefit applicants wrongly being rejected until their redundancy ran out.
Work and Income may face a costly class action lawsuit after it appears to have spent decades wrongly advising some benefit applicants that they cannot get support until their redundancy runs out. Audio
Work and Income appears to have spent decades wrongly advising some benefit applicants that they cannot get support until their redundancy has run out.
Pilots made redundant in the Covid-19 outbreak say the government needs to consider tax relief for many like them who cannot access the benefit.
Work and Income has been acting "unlawfully" and ignoring its own legislation by telling people paid redundancies that they are not eligible for a benefit till that money runs out.
Val Nicholson, at 91 and legally blind, is learning Māori and doing a spot of dancing around the house during lockdown - and her family thinks she deserves a shout-out for how she's handling it all.
With the prime minister unveiling the details on level 2, here are all the basic changes you can expect and what rules will apply when we do move.
A cleaner made redundant because of Covid-19 says her redundancy payout means she can't get a benefit and it will leave her worse off in six months time.
After 137 disabled workers were made redundant, New Zealanders have answered the call for help.
An employment law expert and independent employment specialist answer your curly questions about the wage subsidy.
Most of the audience questions we have answered during this Covid-19 madness have been straightforward, but sometimes one is not so easy to answer, writes Glen Scanlon.
While level 3 allows a bit more movement for people, those anticipating a sojourn too far from their neighbourhood still need a very good reason to travel.
The Ministry of Health has granted 14 people exemptions from Covid-19 border quarantine restrictions since 12 April.
Lockdown has led Altus Enterprises to make 137 of its disabled employees redundant, leaving workers and company leadership alike heartbroken.
Casual workers at council facilities have been left without an income despite many working regular hours for a number of years.
Yesterday we covered off the beginner's guide to level 3, including advice for the lovelorn, today we dive into some more detailed questions from you, our beloved audience.
Described by some as level 4 but with KFC, whenever we move to level 3 there are still many rules to understand and follow. Glen Scanlon answers your level 3 questions.
As thousands of Kiwis remain stranded overseas with the global Covid-19 storm continuing to rage, Glen Scanlon talks to a former Westport man holed up in Ecuador. Audio