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
Regards to Wage Subsidy under Level 3. My employer gets the
Hi. Regards ***** ***** Subsidy under Level 3. My employer gets the wage subsidy and we have been paying employees their full pay during level 4. I am a supervisor of maintenance staff and I am requir… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I am doing 24 hours as sales administrator at NZME but I was
I am doing 24 hours as sales administrator at NZME but I was told that my position will be disestablished although my existing works all distributed to the existing full time staff members. Is it lawf… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Sorry i had another question on a non related issue. But can
Hi Chris sorry i had another question on a non related issue. But can a company legally make you sign an agreement to swap a public holiday with a normal work day so they dont have to pay time and a h… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
My partner has been dismissed under terms of the 90 trial
My partner Maria has been dismissed under terms of the 90 trial period.I believe the trail should not have been in place - Maria has worked for them in the past for two days a week for around three mo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding leaving a job as a employee with
I have a question regarding leaving a job as a employee with a company that has not provided adequate workload which has resulted in low remuneration. There is a repayment clause which says I have to … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
How long after retiring from a position does the company have
How long after retiring from a position does the company have any legal recompense from you… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have been working in my current job nearly a year I
I have been working in my current job nearly a year I accepted a position that was slightly low in pay and hours as it was indicated that this was temporary whilst they found a suitable positon for me… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
My Employee turns up to work 5 to 10 mins late everyday fills
My Employee turns up to work 5 to 10 mins late everyday fills his time sheet out wrong on a regular basis and lets us know the day before (if we're lucky)when he needs time off, (relationship breakdow… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Is an employee deemed to be a permanent staff member if he/she
Is an employee deemed to be a permanent staff member if he/she has worked at same job with same days and hours for longer than three months? Employee is aged 21 years.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
We have recently sold a cafe with completion on Wednesday 30th
We have recently sold a cafe with completion on Wednesday 30th April.We have issued redundancy notices to the salaried staff as requested by the purchaser. He has a new company but will trade under th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have 5 staff employed full time with Employment Contracts
I have 5 staff employed full time with Employment Contracts stating a standard 40 hours per week with a normal 5 hours overtime each week. Due to financial difficulties we now need to reduce the hours… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
If an independent contractor has her contract terminated by
If an independent contractor has her contract terminated by the company 1.5 hours prior to her start time, on the grounds that she formally worked there as a staff member, does the contractor have the… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Have a staff member that has been with us for almost 6 months,had
Have a staff member that has been with us for almost 6 months,had 33 sick days unpaid,is unreliable,dishonest,has falsified timesheets and doesnt get along with any other staff members. Is causing me … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have a signed, Contractual Agreement with an employee stating
I have a signed, Contractual Agreement with an employee stating that I would pay for her skill training $3000.00 plus gst and she would work for me for 24 months. If she decides to leave within that 2… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have a part time clinic in New Zealand and need someone to
I have a part time clinic in New Zealand and need someone to act as a receptionist and answer the phone certain times of the day. I am consider contracting or employing a lady on an Invalids Benefit (… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I work in a Hospital emergency Dept Reception. We have rostered
I work in a Hospital emergency Dept Reception. We have rostered and rotating shifts. we are all contracted for various amount of hours per fortnight. We have a casual employee who has a casual contrac… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Hi I am an employer in a shopping mall. The shopping mall is
Hi I am an employer in a shopping mall. The shopping mall is open on a thursday from 9am to 9p.m. we have an employee that is employed on a full time basis and has been working the thusday shift from … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I am currently in the middle of legal industrial action over
I am currently in the middle of legal industrial action over contract negotiations and union members are now being subjected to legal suspensions from our employer. The union I am with has not given u… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 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

31,682 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