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Whistleblowing in New Zealand Workplaces

February 21, 2018 | Carolyn Heaton

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

Non-Legally Qualified Employment Advocates

February 14, 2018 | Carolyn Heaton

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