New Zealand Law

Have New Zealand Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Our RDA Group had an internal conducted. The reviewer

Customer Question
Our RDA Group had...

Our RDA Group had an internal conducted. The reviewer conducted the review in a very unprofessional and unpleasant manner. The manager put in a bullying and harassment complaint to NZRDA their National body. NZRDA refused to allow another reviewer to complete the audit and are now going to disaffiliate our Group for non compliance. Our Group tried to comply with everything asked but the requirements kept changing. Is there anything we can do?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Waikato

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Our RDA is an independent Group. The manager has a full time position. The problem is not with our Group but the National body we are affiliated with.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Is there any body we caan appeal to? NZRDA has no independent body for appeals - we would have to appeal to the person our manager put in a bullying and harassment complaint to.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: New Zealand Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own New Zealand Law Question
Answered in 8 hours by:
9/11/2017
Solicitor: Chris The Lawyer, Lawyer replied 11 months ago
Chris The Lawyer
Category: New Zealand Law
Satisfied Customers: 23,842
Experience: 38 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.
Verified

In this situation I would suggest that some mediation should be tried rather than escalating the issues. The alternative would be judicial review of the review, which would mean a proceeding filed in the High Court at some expense. If this internal review was so unfair, you may succeed but at some costs and damage to the relationships. A mediation would enable a confidential and binding resolution of the matter and enable evryone to move on. I would suggest an experienced employment mediator could help facilitate this.

Ask Your Own New Zealand Law Question
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thank you. It is a difficult situation and sound advice.
Solicitor: Chris The Lawyer, Lawyer replied 11 months ago

Thank you for the reply and for using this site. You may ask further questions or rate this answer when you are ready.

Ask Your Own New Zealand Law Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a solicitorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Chris The Lawyer Your Own Question
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer, Lawyer
Category: New Zealand Law
Satisfied Customers: 23,842
23,842 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 38 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.

Chris The Lawyer is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

23,842 satisfied customers

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

serish khan

serish khan

Lawyer

76 satisfied customers

Solicitor/Partner at Khan & Associates

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

24,658 satisfied customers

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

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

22,843 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

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

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,266 satisfied customers

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

< Previous | Next >

Related New Zealand Law Questions
I worked for a DHB, made complaint about being bullied. Been
I worked for a DHB, made complaint about being bullied. Been going on 10yrs from management & colleagues. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
Just wanting some advice. I had an accident 6 January 18 and
Hi just wanting some advice. I had an accident 6 January 18 and dislocated shoulder managed to get it back in myself went to doctor had xrays - appeared to be ok but 2 days later radiology asked for a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
I have a neighbour who is verbally abusive to me and my
Hi. I have a neighbour who is verbally abusive to me and my husband. It has escallated to her talking untruths to other neighbours, especially to one of her tenants. the police needed to be called at … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
My industry has a not-for-profit professional body with a
My industry has a not-for-profit professional body with a Code of Conduct that all members are bound to support. A recent complaint against a member for breaching this Code was upheld by the body gove… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
We are a charity, Riding for the disabled Dunedin. We own
Hello, We are a charity, Riding for the disabled Dunedin. We own our own grounds and riding arena where our activities are held. Most recently we have been receiving e mails from a small group who hav… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
I work in a mental Health unit, My manager does not hold a
I work in a mental Health unit, My manager does not hold a Annual Practicing certificate. She is neither a doctor or registered nurse but has let people think she is a doctor. She has a doctorate - I … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
Sorry a bit desperate now. Could you recommend me a
Hi, Chris. Sorry for being a bit desperate now. Could you recommend me a genuinely helpful, efficient, honorable and quality CIVIL legal aid lawyer, please? I am living in Auckland. I have been self-r… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
Please can you take a look below and advise me as to my next
Hi Chris, Please can you take a look below and advise me as to my next move. I'm not sure whether I should wait for the Appeals manager to return - he hasn't got back to me and now time is of the esse… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
A steel arrow was fired by a hunting bow through our boundary
A steel arrow was fired by a hunting bow through our boundary fence by the adult son of ous neighb our, mising my husband by 50Cm.Police removed the weapon but returned it the following morning. We we… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
New Zealand legal question - In order to understand the question
New Zealand legal question - In order to understand the question I will explain the situation. Company A sells delivery tickets to its customers. Customer provides goods for delivery by Company A's ne… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
What NZ law would I use on an executive of an nfp organisation
What NZ law would I use on an executive of an nfp organisation where I am being bullied by exclusion, silence and now blackmail. I have asked for a nomination form for our AGM tomorrow and have been g… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
The READT have inadequately determined, on statements that
The READT have inadequately determined, on statements that were wrongfully allowed by the Tribunal, into an appeal on only whether adequate time was given in an initial instance, determined that the a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
A friend of mine has been suspended from the national youth
A friend of mine has been suspended from the national youth squad for a national sports organisation by the CEO for 6 months, without notice, without a hearing, without all the evidence being presente… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
RE: Unit Titles Act 2010 Theres only 2 unit owners in our
RE: Unit Titles Act 2010 There's only 2 unit owners in our body corporate formed around '79. We have never used a professional body secretary since the only thing we split is the insurance on the unit… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
Our 11 year old son has been accused of foul play in a rugby
Our 11 year old son has been accused of foul play in a rugby game. The letters of complaint were emotionally charged and vitriolic to say the least. The coach of the opposing team verbally abused him … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
hi...we have long standing issues with the body corporate /
hi...we have long standing issues with the body corporate / committee of our apartment strata title, in which we live, which have serious effect on our quiet enjoyment, full use of our property,securi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
This anaesthetist has been recredentialed by our organisations
This anaesthetist has been recredentialed by our organisations National Medical Committee. Our organisation is keen for the nursing staff to move forward and work with this man and have suggested perh… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 satisfied customers
Hi One of the National Sport Federation in accordance with
Hi One of the National Sport Federation in accordance with its constitution was responsible only for organizing the local competitions and for sending the athletes to the international ones. Two newly… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
23,842 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).

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