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BECKER & CO: Employment advice - let us resolve your disputes

Whether you are an employer or an employee we advise on all aspects of employment law including employment contracts, strategies, policies, human resources, redundancy, personal grievances and termination of employment. 

Effective management of employment issues involves balancing a number of factors and following careful processes at every stage of the employment relationship.

Getting it wrong can be costly and time consuming - contact our experienced and professional team today. 

If it does go wrong, we are experienced in all manner of proceedings and can act to protect your interests.  Contact us on employment.law@becker.co.nz.

Employment Agreements

Employment relationships must be covered by an Employment Agreement. While there are standard terms and conditions to include, your agreement should be as unique as your business. It pays to get the advice of a professional to ensure your agreement is tailor-made to the special features of your business and fully compliant with the law. 

 

Restraints of Trade

Whether you want to draft a restraint of trade, enforce one or are trying to get around an unduly onerous one, it pays to get sound advice. Our team can assist to draft robust and enforceable provisions for the protection of your business, and take enforcement steps where necessary. 

 

Personal Grievances

Whether raising or responding to a personal grievance, we can help. Employees have 90 days from the date a problem arises or in some cases the date they become aware of it to raise a personal grievance. These include unjustified dismissal, unjustified disadvantage, harrassment, discrimination or unfair treatment. If you think that any of these circumstances may apply to you or an employee has raised any of these concerns with you, contact us.

It is important you get clear advice on your legal position to give you a strong position in the mediation or negotiation which will follow.

Redundancy & Restructuring

When undergoing redundancy or restructuring processes, an employer must follow a process that is fair, reasonable and genuine. This involves many specific steps which must be taken. If the process is not completed properly, the employee or employees involved will be able to raise a personal grievance.

If you need to restructure or make a staff member redundant, come in to talk to our team.

Disputes

We are experienced in all manner of litigation, mediation Labour Inspector claims, and dispute resolution.