New Zealand Law

Have New Zealand Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related New Zealand Law Questions
Forced relocation. No one with in company. Not unionized,
Forced relocation JA: Who have you been in touch with about this? Someone with the company? A lawyer? Customer: No one with in company JA: Is the workplace "at will" or union? Is the job hourly or sal… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
I got a letter from employer stating "proposed change to
Hi there. I got a letter from employer stating "proposed change to reporting line. I am a manager of 2 staff + 2 vacancies and 1 temporary report. Proposal is stated that 2 team members will move unde… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
My daughter in law is pregnant, to take maternity leave at
Hi. My daughter in law is pregnant, to take maternity leave at the end of June. She obviously advised her employer this months ago that she would finish up 18 June. Today they have told her she is bei… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
I was made redundant from a full time position on the 5th of
I was made redundant from a full time position on the 5th of October and the position was then advertised (part time) on the 6th of January … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
My employer of three years is looking to make me redundant
Hi there, my employer of three years is looking to make me redundant and is intending to use the wage subsidy to pay my two weeks' notice. Can this be done as this is clearly a variation to the terms … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
A question concerning redeployment of affected persons after
hello yes a question concerning redeployment of affected persons after a restructure (In the public service). My understadning is that a permanent employee whose role is disestablished must be offered… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
I'm pretty sure I'm being set up to be made redundant. First
Hi I'm pretty sure I'm being set up to be made redundant. First time I have ever been in this position at age 48. Previously I have always been ranked in the top 5-10% of any company I have worked for… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
My job has been disestablished following a Functional Review.
My job has been disestablished following a Functional Review. FR Report was completed in July 2014 but only given to staff on 5 December 2014 and subsequently I was disestablished on 21 Jan 2015. New … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
my employer has decided to end my current role in the company
my employer has decided to end my current role in the company that I was employed for and want to place me in a lesser role when I return on Wen. I wasn't consulted in this supposed restructure, I onl… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
If my role is being destablished, however all the responsibilities
If my role is being destablished, however all the responsibilities of the role will still be carried out, just by other employees, am i being destablished and made redundant? or am i effectively being… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
My employer notified my Site of redundancy and options to redeploy
My employer notified my Site of redundancy and options to redeploy to another site. I accepted early redeployment and have been at the new site for 4 weeks & signed a new contract. I have found that t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
As part of a management restructure in October last year my
As part of a management restructure in October last year my position was disestablished. At that time I accepted a 12 month fixed term contract to continue to carry out some of the duties of my previo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
I work within a dhb which had a service review and substantive
I work within a dhb which had a service review and substantive channges were made to my job. I advised my union that I wished to seek redundancy as it was a substantive payment, enough for me and my f… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
Hi, I am wondering if you can advise me of my rights in the
Hi, I am wondering if you can advise me of my rights in the following situation. My employer of almost 11 months is dis-establishing my role of Business Manager (Re structuring) and offering me the op… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
I have recently been made redundant. My redundancy letter
I have recently been made redundant. My redundancy letter stated that the company would pay me two months redundancy payment and my final day would be a week from the date on the letter. When I reciev… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
As a result of recent restructuring my position was made redundant.
As a result of recent restructuring my position was made redundant. With no support from management to look at another position of similar status I decided to take voluntary redundancy. The new struct… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
Hi there, christhelawyer I rang my employer a couple of nights
Hi there, christhelawyer I rang my employer a couple of nights ago to ask for the written notice that he had offered, earlier, and that I will be making a claim for unfair dismissal. He said things co… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers
Good morning, My partner was made redundant on Friday last
Good morning, My partner was made redundant on Friday last week from his position as manager of a Fire Alarms Section of an electrical Co where he has worked for the last 20 months. The following poin… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,025 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris The Lawyer

Chris The Lawyer

Lawyer

32,025 satisfied customers

42 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.

LawNZ

LawNZ

Other

31 satisfied customers

Trusted advisor to businesses and individuals on company, consumer, employment, IP, and trusts issues, among others.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,699 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

LawEducator

LawEducator

Attorney

52,174 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

33,811 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,261 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x