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…

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…

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…

Update – Nov 2012

Labour Minister steps down Hon Kate Wilkinson resigned as Labour Minister effective 5 November 2012, following the release of the report from the Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine tragedy.…

Welcoming new member and proposed Labour law changes – June 2012

New Lawyer In April, DDELaw welcomed a new lawyer to the team.  Kim Lennie joined us from the Department of Labour where she was working as a Legal Researcher for the members of the Employment…

Announcement – Feb 2012

All-of-Government External Legal Services panel Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law is pleased to announce that we have been accepted onto the panel to provide external legal services for All of…

Employment Law update – Nov 2011

Parental leave Recently there has been discussion about annual leave accruing while staff are on parental leave.  When your staff are on parental leave they continue to accrue annual leave.  Once the…