News - February 2018

Whistleblowing in New Zealand Workplaces

February 21, 2018 | Morrison Kent

Although the high profile US whistleblowing cases, like those involving Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, rightly attract a lot of attention, it is also worth knowing that we have a protected...Read More

Why Choose a Lawyer Over an Employment Advocate

February 14, 2018 | Caroline Rieger

Sian Lucas believed that she had been unjustifiably dismissed by her employer, Te Rito Daycare Limited.  In a January 2018 decision the Employment Relations Authority agreed, and Ms Lucas was...Read More

What is Relationship Property?

February 9, 2018 | Debbie Dunbar

Following separation one of the main issues is the division of “relationship property”.  In New Zealand, under the Property (Relationships) Act 1976,  the general rule is that once you have...Read More

“Hobbit Law” Working Group

February 7, 2018 | Morrison Kent

The Government has established the Film Industry Working Group to recommend changes to the way workers are employed in the screen and film industry.  The Employment Relations (Film Production...Read More