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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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Employment Legislation Update
9 September 2020 | Caroline Rieger

Along with all the legal questions arising out of New Zealand’s response to the global pandemic it has also been a busy time for new and proposed...

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COVID-19 - Update on Wage and Salary Obligations
3 September 2020 | Caroline Rieger

We recently published an article regarding the cases arising from legal questions about the payment of wages in the pandemic. We talked about our surprise,...

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COVID-19 - The Extension to the Wage Subsidy Extension
19 August 2020 | Caroline Rieger

The Extension to the Wage Subsidy Extension. No that is not a typo.  On Monday Finance Minister Grant Robinson announced the Resurgence Wage Subsidy...

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