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  • What is Fixed Term Employment in New Zealand?

    Fixed term employment is an area of employment law that [...]

  • How much lost income can an employee recover from an employer?

    This blog sets out the principles that the Authority or [...]

  • How Can Mediation Resolve Conflict?

    Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that can [...]

  • What Does a Lawyer Think About Vaccine Mandates in New Zealand?

    Vaccine mandates have been a controversial issue in New Zealand [...]

  • How to Set Objectives When Negotiating

    Setting objectives and planning is essential to achieving the best [...]

  • Understand what discrimination is in New Zealand Law

    In this video, we'll tell you about the range of [...]

  • What is a Personal Grievance in New Zealand Employment Law

    What is a personal grievance in employment law, and how [...]

  • Unlawful Mandates! An Inside Look For A Successful Challenge

    Vaccine mandates have been a controversial issue, and Frontline Law [...]

  • The cost of legal representation revealed

    Some lawyers can be secretive about much their representation will [...]

  • When can an employee get into trouble for something that happened outside the workplace?

    An employee is paid to do their job during the [...]

  • 4 reasons why having us as your lawyer is a great investment

    Engaging us as your lawyer can be a great investment. [...]

  • What is a Calderbank offer?

    What does an English couple getting divorced nearly 50 years [...]

  • All About Mediation

    Did you know that lawyers have a duty to try [...]

  • Legal Effects of the Demise of the Crown

    The death of the Queen (or King) is called the [...]

  • When are Vaccination Policies Not Demonstrably Justified?

    Frontline Law represented the applicants in Yardley v Minister for [...]

  • I work in a faith-based organisation. Does employment law apply?

    If you are a non-ordained employee working for a faith-based [...]

  • Can my union provide me employment support?

    A union or association is well placed to support their [...]

  • Can I date someone I work with?

    Yes – as long as you comply with the rules [...]

  • I’m in the military and I am having performance issues. What will happen?

    Most of the time performance issues are dealt with by [...]

  • I’m in the Armed Forces. Do I have an employment agreement?

    No. Members of the Armed Forces serve by virtue of [...]

  • What happens when a complaint is made against a police officer?

    Having a complaint made against you is stressful. Keep in [...]

  • I’m unhappy about something at work. Is there a time limit on when I can make a complaint?

    Employees have 90 days to raise a personal grievance. The [...]

  • Is there a “statute of limitations” for offending against the Armed Forces Discipline Act?

    Yes. Except for some serious offences, you cannot be charged [...]

  • My employer wants to make a change to my employment agreement. Can they do this?

    It is ok for an employment agreement to be renegotiated, [...]

  • How do I make a complaint as a member of the Armed Forces?

    Service people enjoy many of the same basic rights as [...]

  • What happens if you lie to the Military Police?

    If you are being investigated by the Military Police you [...]

  • Are members of the Armed Forces employees?

    The simple answer is no. Section 45(5) of the Defence [...]

  • Can I secretly record meetings with my employer?

    New Zealand operates under what is sometimes called a “single [...]

  • Does my employer pay for my lawyer?

    Not automatically. However, lawyer fees are often part of a [...]