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Law supporting domestic violence victims start of new employment era: lawyer

By Aimee Shaw. Note: This article was first published in the New Zealand Herald

It has moved the boundaries for people to say 'no more'

By Cherie Howie. Note: This article was first published in the New Zealand Herald

No disaplinary action in half of bullying, harassment cases at DHB's

By: Brittany Keogh. Note: This article was first published in the New Zealand Herald

Increased penalties for minimum standards breaches

BY CATHERINE STEWART, BARRISTER AND CONVENOR OF ADLS’ EMPLOYMENT LAW COMMITTEE, AND ELLEN TAYLOR, STAFF BARRISTER FOR CATHERINE STEWART. Note: This article was first published in ADLS Law News.

Employment law’s hottest topics under the lens

By Margaret Robins, Principal, Workplace Law, and member of ADLS’ Employment Law Committee. Note: This article was first published in ADLS Law News.

ADLS Employment Law Dinner – a fond farewell to NZ’s longest serving Employment Court Judge

By Liz Coats, Senior Associate, Bell Gully, on behalf of the ADLS Employment Law Committee. Note: This article was first published in ADLS Law News.

Recent submissions on two employment relations Bills

By Catherine Stewart (Committee Convenor) and Philip Skelton QC, on behalf of the ADLS Employment Law Committee.Note: This article was first published in ADLS Law News.

Pleadings, cross-examination and etiquette under the microscope

By Catherine Stewart, Barrister and Convenor of ADLS’ Employment Law Committee, and Daniel Church, Barrister.Note: This article was first published in ADLS Law News.

Workplace Stress

Claims for workplace stress

Workplace Bullying

Practical tips for employers and employees.

Discrimination and Obesity

Obesity is not included in New Zealand legislation as a prohibited ground of discrimination, but "disability" is

Misconduct Outside of Work

Misconduct Outside of Work - Can the Employer Dismiss?

Redundancy Law Revisited

Several recent decisions of the Employment Court have highlighted a potential increase in the legal exposure for employers when restructuring or making staff redundant.

Electronic Cigarettes at Work

Can an employer ban them?

Rest and Meal Breaks

The first Employment Court case to address this legislation.

CV Fraud

Employers beware of false CV claims!

Unpaid Internships

Are they Legal?

Jurisdiction for employment agreements

The laws of which country apply to an employment agreement?