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  • 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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