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Employment law:: My employer is about to disestablish my
My employer is about to disestablish my role. She send a letter a scheduled a meeting. In her letter she described that she never planned to employ me, I was only a finance strategy for selling her business. As it hasn´t worked out, she is willing to kick me out. I am a German migrant on an essential skill work visa. Immigration NZ advised me, that her intensions were not frank declared and that this is a case of migrant exploitation. Therefore I filed my case at police and got an acknowlegde form via email. In case of the employment law I check the goverment website and understand that a disestablishing of a role is only a measure for company in crisis and not for my boss, who confirmed in his letter how successful her business is. Further I recognised that the disestablishing stands only in several cases on the employers side. But I could not find the reason " my finance strategy to employ a German migrant has not work out." … read more
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I am looking for advice as to what my next steps should be.
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My role has been disestablished today. There are new roles
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, My role at work has been disestablished which has
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After restructuring following DOL guidelines (mostly) can an
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Hi Chris, further to your q&a on disestablished jobs, is disestablished
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I have a permanent employment agreement with a Company. They
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Hi Chris The firm I work for announced on 22 May that there
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We have recently sold a cafe with completion on Wednesday 30th
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My position has been disestablished through a restructure in
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Chris, Until Wednesday I held a Team Leader (Senior) role within
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If my job is to be disestablished due to a change in the needs
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