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
The company I work for is considering redundancy for my half
Hi Chris - so the company I work for is considering redundancy for my half time permanent position (I'm an IT developer). Because my wage costs are too high (80%) they want to remove 30% of my job tas… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
Can I with mutual agreement with my company take LWOP rather
Hi , can I with mutual agreement with my company take long LWOP rather than being made redundant . This is due to decreased business and therefore a surplus to requirement. The role will still … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
My position is about to be disestablished at Unitec. I was
hi, My position is about to be disestablished at Unitec. I was first told about this in a meeting with my manager, where i was told my department was to be split in half. I asked about my role and was… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 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
31,513 satisfied customers
My position was made redundant on 19/09/2017. In my
My position was made redundant on 19/09/2017. In my Employment Agreement my Position is 'Factory Machine Operator / Maintenance'. On the 06/09/2017 I was given a letter by the General Manger along wit… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
My company is considering putting me on a retainer +
Hi Pearl. My company is considering putting me on a retainer + commission. I am currently on a salary + commission. Would they need to make my role redundant, pay me out, and then re employ me on diff… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
My position is being disestablished, and being offered a
My position is being disestablished, and being offered a different role at a lower salary because the business doesn't want to lose me. I don't believe that they can outsource my current work and beli… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
There is a proposal to disestablish my role. And I have to
There is a proposal to disestablish my role. And I have to give my feedback to this proposal. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
Hi. I work for a health organisation, which is effectively
Hi. I work for a health organisation, which is effectively merging with another health organisation and I have been told that my role (and the role of my counterpart) is being disestablished, to make … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
I was made redundant from my middle management role with a
I was made redundant from my middle management role with a large government department at the end of 2011 after 21 years of service. I was advised at that time that there was a 12 month stand-down per… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
My current role as a middle manager is being what I deem as
My current role as a middle manager is being what I deem as restructured, however my company doesn't see it that way. The impact to my role is that I lose my 2 direct reports and drop down to the same… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
My wife is being made redundant as an Editor. She has a
Hi, My wife is being made redundant as an Editor. She has a redundancy agreement that was part of her Employment Contract and will be paid out under those terms. My question is: can the company that i… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
My position along with some of my colleagues is being disestablished
My position along with some of my colleagues is being disestablished and we will all have to apply for fewer new positions. There will be a period of consultation and decision making to go through bef… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 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
31,513 satisfied customers
I work in the high tech software industry as a senior engineer
I work in the high tech software industry as a senior engineer (+20 years experience). I've been with my employer for 4 years and 7 months. On Friday I was asked to attend a meeting with the HR manage… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
Due to post-earthquake downturn in my industry, my employer
Due to post-earthquake downturn in my industry, my employer has offered to make a variation to my contract (the salary being substantially reduced - approx 30%). Verbally they had said either this or … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 satisfied customers
I was made redundant in Oct 2010 as my role was being disestablished.
I was made redundant in Oct 2010 as my role was being disestablished. Amuch lesser role was being created but not offered to me ( I wasn't actually interested). A person was offereda 6 month temporary… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,513 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
31,513 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:

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

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

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

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

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

31,513 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