Employment law | Harkness Henry
Our specialist employment lawyers recognise the need to provide constructive advice and identify pragmatic solutions to employment law issues. We are able to provide advice on a full range of employment-related issues, including preparing employment agreements and related documents to ensure employment relationships comply with minimum statutory requirements. We also provide advice on conducting employer investigations and assisting with this process, as well as advising on disciplinary matters and resolving personal grievances in a range of forums.
Aspects of employment law that we can assist with include:
- Preparation and review of employment documentation including individual and collective agreements, contracts, and policy and procedure manuals
- Strategic and practical advice on all aspects of the employment relationship including resolving workplace disputes, redundancy and restructuring, dismissals and disciplinary action, performance management, health and safety, restraints of trade, confidentiality and intellectual property, privacy, parental leave, human rights issues, Kiwisaver and employment implications of selling/purchasing a business
- Ensuring compliance with legislation
- Actively engaging in advocacy and dispute resolution on behalf of clients, including representing clients at all levels of the employment jurisdiction
For advice on all employment matters, please contact: