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Pay as you go holiday pay

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy

Normally, holiday pay can only be paid to an employee in New Zealand if they take annual leave, cash in annual leave (a maximum of one week per year may...

Proposed changes to employment law

Filed under: Workplace Injuries, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy, Mediation, Privacy

At the last election, the Government committed to making changes to employment law. Its proposals were published in June 2013, in the form of the Employment...

Time limit for raising a personal grievance

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy, Mediation

Under New Zealand employment law, there is a 90-day time limit within which an employee can raise or submit a personal grievance if they wish to pursue...

How to raise a personal grievance

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy, Mediation

In New Zealand, an employee can raise a personal grievance if they believe their employer has acted unfairly or unreasonably towards them. The right to...

Unjustified dismissal

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy, Mediation

At some point in their working life, an employee may find themselves dismissed for one reason or another, eg redundancy, poor performance, medical incapacity,...

Does an employer have to redeploy a redundant employee?

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Personal Grievances, Redundancy

A recent Employment Court case has shed some light on an employer’s duty to redeploy an employee to a vacant role as an alternative to making him or her...

Providing references for an ex-employee

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy, Privacy

Providing employee references: issues for employers

Am I a casual employee?

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Redundancy

What is the difference between a casual and a permanent employee? What rights or protection do you have by law?

Redundancy and restructuring

Filed under: Employment Law, Redundancy

Redundancy is generally considered to be a situation where an employee’s position is surplus to the employer’s commercial needs.

Unjustified Dismissal

Filed under: Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Personal Grievances, Redundancy

An employee may be dismissed for a variety of reasons, the most common of which are poor performance, misconduct, and redundancy.

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