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Redundancy - Employment Law

Redundancy – The importance of getting it right

29 June 2020 | Caroline Rieger

In times of economic downturn, restructures and redundancies are likely and for many businesses sadly inevitable.

It is important that a fair process is followed and that the employer has business reasons (that are able to withstand later scrutiny) for...

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Bullying - Remedies (Part 3)
25 June 2020 | Caroline Rieger

The spotlight has returned to the prevalence of bullying in our workplaces, with WorkSafe estimating that one in three Kiwis reports workplace bullying...

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COVID-19 - Personal Grievance Time is Running Out
18 June 2020 | Caroline Rieger

The timeframe to raise personal grievances for lockdown redundancies and unilateral changes to hours is limited.

There has been a significant spike in the...

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COVID-19 - Health and Safety at Alert Level Two
7 May 2020 | DeAnne Brabant

The good news is businesses can now operate under COVID-19 Alert Level Two.  Alert Level Two means workers and customers can return to the worksite, so...

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