Employment

Employment Law

We offer specialist employment advice and tailored solutions to resolve employment issues as swiftly and smoothly as possible, with the ultimate aim of safeguarding people, relationships and businesses. 

Employment Law is a complex and ever changing field. Our employment team has a wealth of experience and can offer accurate, up to date advice tailored to your specific situation.

We offer assistance with:

    We act for employers and employees. We help employees to put their best case forward, ensuring employers have a robust and defensible process in place.

    We offer advice and representation across a range of employment disputes, including disciplinary matters and personal grievances.

    We offer advice, preparation and review of employment agreements, letters of engagement, sub-contract and agency agreements, confidentiality and restraints of trade clauses.

    For employers, we offer advice on process for restructuring consultations and on compliance with employer’s obligations; for employees, we offer advice on whether they have grounds to challenge a threatened redundancy and representation at consultation meetings as well as negotiation of an exit arrangement or package.

    We conduct employment audits to ensure that appropriate procedures and agreements are in place, your business is not liable to claims for discrimination of any type, confidential information and trade secrets are adequately protected. Reviews of your policies including your drug and alcohol policies to ensure your business is always on top of the changes in the law.

    We assist in drafting essential policies like Health & Safety and Alcohol & Drug policies.

    We conduct independent investigations of any employment related issues in your workplace.

    We offer staff education at all levels on what is acceptable and unacceptable behavior in the workplace, as well as sessions for managers on steps to follow in cases of poor performance, misconduct and redundancy.

    Extra information

    For employers

    For individuals/
    employees

    Nick Mason

    Position: Associate
    Email: nick.mason@pittandmoore.co.nz
    DDI: +64 3 545 7897

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