Emergency accommodation providers claim thousands in wage subsidies | 1 NEWS

Motels and accommodation providers receiving millions of dollars in emergency housing payments from the government have also claimed tens of thousands of dollars in wage subsidies.

New Zealand money.
Source: istock.com


One Auckland property management company has been paid more than $12 million to house the homeless over the past 18 months.

But it also managed to get more than $50,000 in wage subsidies – with the Ministry for Social

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Law firm says locked-down Manchester students ‘may be entitled to claim damages for false imprisonment’

A law firm says some students currently locked-down at Manchester Metropolitan University halls of residence ‘may be entitled to claim damages for false imprisonment’.

And they claim to have evidence, including recordings, of accommodation staff and security ‘enforcing’ the lockdown.

Solicitors said they were now acting for nine students currently in quarantine at the Birley campus and Cambridge Halls.

The law firm, Levins Solicitors, has written to Manchester city council’s

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Court revives Union Pacific conductor’s ADA claim, finding ‘extensive search’ for accommodation never occurred

Dive Brief:

  • A federal appeals court has revived a Union Pacific train conductor’s Americans with Disabilties Act (ADA) lawsuit, saying that the employer’s purported “extensive search” for accommodations never occurred (Mlsna v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., No. 19-2780 (7th Cir. Sept. 14, 2020)).
  • Union Pacific maintained rules related to hearing safety that were stricter than federal regulations. Namely, it required certain employees to wear ear protection that met
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