About the Practical Guidance
Employment Law module
In this rapidly expanding area of law, having the legal tools of
Practical Guidance on hand to guide you through a matter is
essential. Not only does it assist you in developing a better
understanding of the workplace law matter, it gives you the
framework and practical tools to lead you through every step, and
it's all in the one place.
Ideal for lawyers working in employment law and industrial relations, HR specialists or In House Counsel, the module includes topics such as pay, benefits and tax, trade unions, disputes and grievances, dispute resolution, ending and starting employment.
Authored by employment law specialists, you can trust LexisNexis to give you the relevant and up to date legal research on employment and workplace law matters.
The Employment Law module includes over 290 guidance notes, 60+ topic overviews, 50+ checklists and access to dozens of precedents. The module additionally includes international employment law content covering overviews of key jurisdictions.
- 14 topics
- 69 subtopics with overviews
- 295 guidance notes
- 59 checklists
- 96 precedents
- Links to relevant legislation and case law
- Decision tool - employee or contractor?
- Costs scales - Employment Court and Employment Relations Authority
- International Employment law guides
- Starting employment
- Good faith obligations
- Pay, benefits and tax
- Holidays and leave
- Protected rights
- Health and safety (before 4 April 2016)
- Health and safety (after 4 April 2016)
- Trade unions
- Performance management and discipline
- Disputes and grievances
- Ending employment
- Dispute resolution
- Social media
- Mazengarb's Employment Law
- Personal Grievances
- New Zealand Forms and Precedents
- Privacy Law and Practice
- New Zealand Statutes
- New Zealand Regulations
- New Zealand Law Reports
- New Zealand Employment Law Reports
- Unreported Judgments
Mercer - Simpson Grierson
Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts
Mike is a Senior Solicitor in Simpson Grierson's employment law group, working out of the Wellington office.
Mike has experience in all aspects of employment law. In particular, Mike has experience advising on health and safety matters, disciplinary and dismissal processes, drafting employment agreements and workplace policies, personal grievance issues, performance management, holidays and leave issues, human rights and privacy law issues, sales and purchases of businesses, and union and industrial disputes.
Heenan - Simpson Grierson
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Commerce
Bronwyn is a Senior Associate at Simpson Grierson's employment law group, working out of Simpson Grierson's Wellington and Christchurch offices.
She has significant experience in all aspects of employment law with particular expertise in disciplinary and termination matters (including conducting investigations), change management processes, drafting employment agreements and policies, and health and safety.
Bronwyn regularly attends mediations and represents clients in the Employment Relations Authority, the Employment Court and District Court. Bronwyn acts for clients in the public and private sectors as well as Local Government.
Cavanaugh - ARL Lawyers
Employment law and dispute resolution
Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts
Sharee grew up on Auckland's North Shore. In 2003, she moved to Wellington to study for a Bachelor of Laws and an Arts degree at Victoria University, graduating in 2008.
Working in a boutique commercial law firm, Sharee discovered her passion for dispute resolution and mediation work. Wanting to develop this further, she joined the team at ARL Lawyers in April 2011 where she has been able to use her skills as a good communicator and people person. Equally happy in the mediation room or a courtroom, Sharee says helping people articulate their view and effectively communicating that to the other parties involved in a dispute is very rewarding. "I love helping people get their point across in circumstances where they may be finding it difficult."
Doctor of Laws (Otago), Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts
As a barrister Susan specialised in employment and public law investigations, inquiries and disputes. She began her legal career in 1978 and held the following positions: chief legal adviser with the Commerce Commission; specialist assessor (civil litigation) of the Legal Services Agency; chair of the Social Security Appeal Authority and of the Complaints Review Tribunal and member of the Employment Relations Authority.
She is the originating author of two online texts: Family Law and Employment Law (Lexis Nexis) and hard copy Laws of NZ texts on gambling and lawyers and conveyancers.
Her doctoral thesis concerned the NZ employment jurisdiction from 1990-2008, and the effect of the introduction of the legal profession to the jurisdiction in 1991.
Criminal law, health and safety
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Abigail is a Crown Prosecutor and regularly appears in the District and High Courts as well as before Disciplinary tribunals. She conducts regulatory prosecutions and routinely advises on, and prosecutes, regulatory matters. She has a particular interest in health and safety and maritime law. She also has expertise in disciplinary matters, including prosecutions, appeals and advisory work.
Abigail has previously worked at Crown Law in the Criminal Team, appearing as co-counsel in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Courts.