Redundancy and the Road to Recovery – now what?

Redundancy issues for employers Tori McGaugh, Employment Relations Specialist, BuckettLaw Following a long 7 weeks of lockdown, two lots of Wage Subsidies and the vast changes to the employment landscape that have taken place in this time, our attention turns to recovery. The COVID-19 situation has imposed volatile conditions on businesses; meaning they have needed […]

Bothwell v Manawatu Dance Academy Ltd

[2014] NZERA Wellington 54 BuckettLaw acted for the directors of a company where an employee sought to join the director’s personally to a personal grievance claim against the company. BuckettLaw successfully applied to have the directors removed from the proceedings on the basis they were not the employer and it was inappropriate to lift the [...]

Fast Ferries

BuckettLaw acted for the fledgling fast-ferry company Top Cat Fast Ferries when strike action was threatened as part of the wider waterfront industry show down. We assisted the company to avert a crippling strike action that would have closed the business and to successfully negotiate an agreement.

Printing Employer

BuckettLaw acted for a printing employer in relation to the sale of the business. This was a complex situation involving large sums of redundancy compensation as the result of numerous long-serving staff. We were involved in negotiations with the relevant union advising on employment issues in relation to the sale and transfer.

Property Company

BuckettLaw acted for a property company in relation to the recovery of confidential information removed by a former employee to set up business in competition. This involved the issuing of proceedings for an injunction, which saw the return of the property and a restraint on its use in competition to the company.
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although BuckettLaw is based in Wellington City, it services clients throughout New Zealand, with a focus on servicing employees and organisations in certain regions.

Wellington City.
Porirua City & wider North Wellington Area.
Kapiti Coast (Te Horo, Waikanae, Paraparaumu, Raumati & Otaki ).
Lower Hutt & Upper Hutt.
Masterton City & wider Wairarapa Region.
Palmerston North City & wider Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Hawkes Bay (Napier, Hasting & Havelock North).
New Plymouth & wider Taranaki Region.
Hamilton, Taupo & wider Waikato Region.
Tauranga, Rotorua & wider Bay of Plenty Region.
Gisborne.
Auckland.

Nelson City & wider Nelson-Tasman Regions.
Blenheim & wider Marlborough Region.
Christchurch.

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Located in the heart of Wellington City, BuckettLaw services clients nationwide, with a strong presence in certain regions. If you are unsure whether you need an employment lawyer, or want a preliminary discussion on your employment issue, get in touch with one of our employment lawyers right away.
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Te Aro, Wellington

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