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  • Can I Be Banned From Hiring Staff?

    June 2018

    Yes, you can. But we will return to that later. Employment Agreements generally allow for Employees to resign at any point during their employment given that they provide the requisite period of notice provided for in the Employment Agreement. Generally, Employees ...

  • Penalty for breach of Confidential Settlement Agreement

    June 2017

    The Employment Court has recently imposed a penalty of $7,500 on Sky City Management Limited (“Sky City”) having found Sky City to have breached a confidential settlement agreement signed by a mediator in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Relations ...

  • More Fishhooks in the 90 Day Trial Period

    December 2016

    The requirement for precision in Employment AgreementsIn 2009 the Employment Relations Act 2000 was amended to allow a trial period of 90 days or less. This allowed an employer to dismiss an employee within the 90 day period and prevented the ...

  • Is it okay to swear at your boss?

    March 2015

    The need for Employers to follow “proper process” in all respects.Mr G was employed as a forklift driver for a period of three years up to his dismissal for serious misconduct. Mr G was dismissed for “using threatening language” towards his ...

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