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Bullying – Remedies (Part 3)

June 25, 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 every year. Following from our two-part...Read More

COVID-19 Essential Workers Subsidy - Morrison Kent

COVID-19 – Essential Workers Subsidy

April 3, 2020 | 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

Employee Buy-ins | Small Business Law

Employee Buy-ins

November 7, 2019 | Matthew Whimp

As a business owner, you may have considered selling shares in your company to an employee or group of employees, commonly referred to as an ‘employee buy-in’. Employee buy-ins are something...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

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

August 13, 2018 | Caroline Rieger

Allegations of bullying and harassment form a significant part of employment relations issues.  The duty to ensure that the workplace is safe for employees falls on employers and management of...Read More