Articles: by Shania Gibb

I've got a dispute - how do I resolve it?

When it comes to dispute resolution, there are many available options. Choosing the right option for your dispute is crucial to ensuring you can resolve your dispute in the most time and cost effective manner.

There are three main types of dispute resolution procedures:


Changes to Raising Personal Grievances for Sexual Harrassment

To raise a personal grievance, employees usually need to inform their employer within 90 days of when the issue happened or when they found out about it (whichever is later). An amendment to the Employment Relations Act came into force on 13 June 2023. This amendment changes the usual time limit for raising a personal grievance to 12 months for sexual harassment, rather than 90 days.


Everything you need to know about the Minimum Wage

When starting out in employment it is important that you know what you are entitled to be paid. There are three different types of minimum wages in New Zealand:

  1. Starting out wage;
  2. Training wage;
  3. Adult wage.