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Redundancy – Moving Through the Maze

Posted by on 23 September 2015 | 0 Comments

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The word “Redundancy” is one that often brings a feeling of foreboding for employer and employee alike.  With the emotional impact, plus the need to handle the process correctly, it is no wonder many employers are reluctant to take this path despite their business signalling the need for change. 

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Employer Found Not to Have Used Religion as Selection Criteria for Redundancy

Posted by on 22 September 2015 | 0 Comments

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A man alleged he was selected for redundancy from his job at an Auckland glass company because he was not a member of the Brethren Church.

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Closing or selling your business?

Posted by on 21 September 2015 | 0 Comments

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We see many employers who decide to close down or sell their business and haven’t realised their good faith obligations extend to consulting with their employees before they make the final decision. 

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Will courts look behind restructuring decisions?

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 0 Comments

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In Totara Hills v Davidsonthe employment court decision focused attention on the approach to redundancy rather than the process.

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More Restructuring & Redundancy Rules

Posted by on 17 October 2013 | 0 Comments

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This year has seen a considerable number of cases that are influencing the restructuring requirements for employers.

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