Employment

Employment or work relationships affect most of us, whether as employer, employee or contractor. In today’s environment people often work flexibly, whether remotely, as contractors, or in more than one job. Our employment law team can help you navigate, and get the most out of, your important work relationships.

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We understand that workplace issues can be sensitive, and involve difficult dynamics. Our expert employment lawyers will ensure that you are well placed to make the best decisions for your staff or yourself. However, if the courtroom can’t be avoided, you can trust us to be straight with you, to develop effective strategies, provide strong representation and achieve the best possible outcome for you.

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Employment News

Morrison Kent and Juno Investing - Employment Law Questions

Q&A - Ask an employment lawyer

27 January 2021 | Tess von Dadelszen

The team at Morrison Kent have partnered with JUNO Investing to answers your legal questions. This month, it’s employment issues.

Ask an Expert with JUNO. Is there something you wish you could ask a lawyer? Whether it’s related to business,...

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Tips to get employment law systems and documents sorted for 2021
14 January 2021 | Tess von Dadelszen

Top tips to get your employment law systems and documents sorted for 2021

We’ve noticed that for many, 2020’s Covid-19 concerns, lockdown(s), Wage...

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COVID-19 - Employment Court issues judgment on minimum wage obligations for employees when not working
13 January 2021 | Tess von Dadelszen

The Employment Court has issued its much-anticipated appellate decision (on a limited issue) in Gate Gourmet New Zealand Ltd v Sandhu.  In the context of...

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Due Diligence - Officer's Duties - What can we learn from Australian cases?
17 December 2020 | Tess von Dadelszen

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 introduced a new “due diligence” duty requiring officers, including partners and directors (whether paid or...

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Upcoming Seminars

Is your business nimble? | Free Employment Law Workshop

WHEN: Wednesday 17 February 2021
SESSIONS: 12 PM – 1PM  & 5 PM – 6 PM
WHERE: MORRISON KENT WELLINGTON, 105 THE TERRACE, WELLINGTON

Doing business in a challenging economic environment requires resilience and flexible business structures to mitigate ever-increasing employment-related costs. 

Now is as good a time as any to reassess your business needs and structures, to ensure they’re fit for purpose in the changing pace of the post-covid world.

In this free workshop for managers and business owners, employment specialists Tess and Sorina will explore how to adopt nimble business structures that support growth and reduce the risk to your employment law health. 

Exclusive employment insights and training available – assemble your management teams and register for this workshop today. 

The Future of Employment Law - Morrison Kent
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