News - Employment

COVID-19 Essential Workers Subsidy - Morrison Kent

COVID-19 – Essential Workers Subsidy

4 days ago | Caroline Rieger

The Government has established a new subsidy to make it easier for workers in essential services during the COVID-19 lockdown, to take leave. What is it? The subsidy is designed to support...Read More

COVID-19 Tips for employees

COVID-19 – What employees need to know

March 30, 2020 | Caroline Rieger

The obligation of good faith continues to apply to all employment relationships affected by COVID-19 and employers must consult with you before they make a decision regarding your...Read More

Tips for Employers During Lockdown - Morrison Kent

COVID-19 – Tips for Employers

March 25, 2020 | Caroline Rieger

Covid-19 is unchartered waters for employers. In this article, we explore how employers can rely on the existing New Zealand employment law framework to navigate a global phenomenon. New Zealand...Read More

Employment and the Privacy Act

Bullying Investigations and The Privacy Act

February 14, 2020 | Caroline Rieger

The prevalence of workplace bullying and its impact on the law continues.  Since our two-part series on workplace bullying in 2019,  the Privacy Commissioner has released some guidance regarding...Read More

Employment Law | Workplace Bullying

Bullying – The Complaint Process (Part 2)

September 23, 2019 | Caroline Rieger

We recently published an article discussing the workplace bullying culture within high profile organisations in New Zealand and provided information to employers on how best to protect themselves...Read More

Employment Law Seminar - Workplace Wellbeing

How to Enhance Workplace Wellbeing & Performance

September 17, 2019 | Caroline Rieger

Morrison Kent, in collaboration with Umbrella Wellbeing, presents "How to Enhance Workplace Wellbeing and Performance - Plus the legal implications of not doing so!". Please note the change in...Read More