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Changes to collective agreements, the 90-day trial period, strike action, and meal breaks.

When things go wrong in an employment agreement both the employee and the employer  are expected to deal with each other in good faith to try to resolve the situation. If you can’t resolve the problem yourselves, NZ employment law provides processes for resolving grievances. Recently NZ Parliament passed workplace reforms The law change bringing in workplace reforms, including the […]

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A Basic Introduction to Employment Law in New Zealand

Individual based relationships are now the centre of employment law in New Zealand. Queen City Law, employment law specialist Tina Hwang recently gave a very informative address to the Korean Union Group on Employment Law & Union Law in NZ. Tina’s address includes a detailed legislative background. To download a PDF of the full article […]