Employment Standards Legislation - May 2016

The Employment Standards Legislation Act came into force on 1 April 2016. It hopes to encourage fair and productive workplaces by: Eliminating ‘zero hours contracts’ and other unfair employment…


New Health and Safety Laws - Feb 2016

New Health and Safety Laws are around the corner Will you be ready? On 4 April 2016 the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (the Act) will take effect, replacing the current health and safety…


DDELaw Winner of the Employment Law Specialist Firm of the Year

DDELaw Winner of the Employment Law Specialist Firm of the Year

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Case Study - July 2015

There are a number of recent employment cases which are likely to be of interest to employers. You can click on the below link to read our summary. In the Callard v Wellington City Transport Limited…


Recent changes to Employment Legislation - Nov 2014

Employment Legislation Update The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2014 will come into force on 6 March 2015. We have outlined the main changes and potential impacts on employers below. Flexible…


Equal Pay

Win for Equal Pay Campaign

The Firm appeared on a pro bono basis for an intervener in the landmark Bartlett v Terranova equal pay case before the Employment Court and before the Court of Appeal.…


Employment Amendment Bill - Oct 2014

Employment Amendment Bill On 26 April 2013 the Labour Minister at the time, Simon Bridges, announced proposed changes to the Employment Relations Act intended to improve fairness and flexibility in…


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Changes to Employment Legislation in PDF format

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Case Study - Dec 2013

Facebook The Employment Court has recently considered the use of social networking posts in employment disputes in Hook v Stream Group (NZ) Pty Limited.[1]  Mr Hook was employed as an information…


Proposed Employment Law changes - May 2013

Proposed Employment Law Changes On 26 April Labour Minister Simon Bridges announced proposed changes to the Employment Relations Act intended to improve fairness and flexibility in workplace…