November 6, 2020

Equal Pay Amendments Now in Force!

In July this year, Parliament unanimously agreed to changes to the Equal Pay Act 1972, which come into force today, 6 November 2020. The changes are […]
October 30, 2020

What does a Labour election win mean for the employment landscape?

Now that the dust has settled after the recent election, what does the Labour parliamentary majority mean for the employment law landscape? Unsurprisingly, Labour’s Workplace Relations […]
August 5, 2020

Triangular Employment Update

The most common type of “triangular employment” is when a labour hire or recruitment company arranges for their employees to do work for a third party […]
July 22, 2020

Paying Staff Under the Table?

Wakefields Lawyers understands the challenges that come with running your own business, particularly when you get busy enough to start thinking about taking on staff. Employing […]
May 13, 2020

Know what you don’t know – and get help!

We’ve been helping a number of employee clients recently, with a worrying theme running through many of their claims that their employer simply didn’t know what […]
May 4, 2020

Getting Redundancy Right

The first wave of redundancies is well and truly here and it’s not pretty. We’ve been conducting free consultations in these last few weeks, some of which have […]
March 25, 2020

You, Your Employees & COVID-19

In these unprecedented and uncertain times, the last thing your business needs is to be exposed to the risk of a personal grievance. Our three tips […]
June 10, 2019

Work Place Bullying. Should Employers Be Concerned? The Answer Is Yes.

With the recent publication of the External Independent Review, ‘Bullying and Harassment in the New Zealand Parliamentary Workplace’ and the ongoing coverage of bullying in the […]