Our fortnightly articles published by Dominion Post, picked up by Stuff, and NZ Herald, radio interviews, and commentary on topical issues
Employees who are made redundant often feel that the decision is personal. In some cases it may well be.
Employment relationships are personal and when one ends badly, thoughts of revenge can occur to either party. A recent case has brought the issue of employer retaliation into focus.
Employment law experts have expressed concerns about plans to fast-track decisions on disputes before the Employment Relations Authority.
What an employee does in their own time is generally their own business. But where that conduct impacts on their employer's reputation, or raises questions as to their suitability as an employee, it may have employment consequences
"You know your departure memo is about to go off the rails when you open with lines from Julius Caesar."
Common sense suggests that text messaging should not be used for serious communications.