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
31,859 satisfied customers
If your employer breaches contract does that make it
If your employer breaches contract does that make it invalid … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
I'm working at supermarket and my employer suspend me for
Hi I'm working at supermarket and my employer suspend me for the reason of misconduct … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
I've been having some problems at work. Initially with
Hi, I've been having some problems at work. Initially with unpaid wages, that we agreed to resolve with a new contract then a disagreement over re-employment of a staff member made redundant after loc… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
If an employee is off work on AAC medical certificate for a
If an employee is off work on AAC medical certificate for a long time due to an injury not related to work, can I terminate his employment so we can move on as the roll is very important to our Co … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
Can you be sacked by your employer if you openly tell them
Can you be sacked by your employer if you openly tell them you are looking for a new job or do they need to continue to employee you until you physically resign as long as you are doing your job? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
Is there a period of time that a job that has been made
Is there a period of time that a job that has been made redundant, can be re advertised … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
Can my employer advertise my position as a job vacancy over
Hi, Can my employer advertise my position as a job vacancy over a week before telling me she was firing me without proper reason? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
Can work say resign or be fired when we had final warning 1
Can work say resign or be fired when we had final warning 1 year ago for no doctors note. They stated that a copy of final written warning would be placed on personal file for 6 months and that was 1 … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
I have been with my new employer just over 3 months
Hi, I have been with my new employer just over 3 months including the Covid 19 level 4 lock down and have received a Redundancy letter asking for feedback. My employer has retained my Manager full tim… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
Is an employer of independent contractors allowed to
Hi, is an employer of independent contractors allowed to threaten termination over unionising? My workplace are being actively threatened with it for private conversations outside of the workplace abo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
My partner's just been made redundant. His role is an
Hi! My partner's just been made redundant. His role is an account manager and his company told him they need to reduce headcount due to the impact of the covid-19. This was all that was presented at t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
I went to an job interview they were happy in hiring me and
i went to an job interview they were happy in hiring me and were looking to start me the following day they were emailing me out an proposal agreement that afternoon for me to read all of a sudden im … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
I have just received a letter at 4pm today from my directors
hi Pearl, i have just received a letter at 4pm today from my directors literally stating they wish to fire me in laments terms. and have requested a meeting at 7.30am tomorrow. the operations manager … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
My employer has become aware that another organisation is
Hi, my employer has become aware that another organisation is interested in employing me and is now treating me as if this is definitely happening, working it into all conversations and discussing it … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
I am wanting some advice on my Husbands position, he is
Hi, I am wanting some advice on my Husbands position, he is dairy farm manager and last night was told the farm may be restructuring and he may not have a job., which I find odd as they just employed … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 satisfied customers
I have been offered redundancy after 20 years at my job due
Hi, I have been offered redundancy after 20 years at my job due to a restructure. As far as I can tell the company followed the correct procedures during the restructure process e.g. Proposal/Feedback… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,859 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
31,859 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

31,859 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