Addressing employment matters can be challenging. We get it. BuckettLaw has a proven track record in providing advice and representation to employees in work-related matters and prides itself on achieving positive outcomes.
BuckettLaw will ensure you understand the law as it impacts you, so you are fully informed and understand any decisions or actions you make. We recognise every client and every employment dispute is unique and we use the depth of our experience to get the right result for you.
As a specialist firm,
ensure your case &
obtaining the right
result for you is our
number one priority.
We get it - managing employment matters can be stressful.
We assist employees from a range of different sectors and backgrounds. BuckettLaw will ensure you understand the law as it impacts you and your situation, so you are fully informed and understand any decisions or actions you make.
We don’t believe in a one-size-fits all approach, rather a tailored strategy to meet your needs and objectives.
**Please note that statutory timeframes do exist in the employment context – do not delay seeking advice as this may impact your ability to address your dispute**
Unjustified Dismissal/Termination Claims
Unjustified Disadvantage Claims
Negotiations & Mediations
Claims for Breach of Contract (Employee & Contractor)
Challenging & Defending Disciplinary Processes.
Challenging & Defending Performance Improvement Processes.
Organisational Change, Restructures & Redundancies Advice.
Defending & Challenging Medical Incapacity Processes (long term sickness).
Unfair Hiring Practices, including Discrimination.
Bullying and Harassment Issues.
Discrimination (Under the Employment Relations Act & Human Rights Act) Issues.
Sexual & Racial Harassment Issues.
Forced Early Retirement.
Health & Safety Issues.
Confidentiality & Restraints of Trade.
Flexible Working Arrangements.
90-day Trial Periods.
Absenteeism & Abandonment of Employment.
Employment Agreement Advice.
Breaches of Good Faith & Fidelity and Trust & Confidence.
Explaining Employee Statutory Entitlements.
Privacy & Human Rights Issues.
Unpaid Wages & Holiday Pay Claims.
Specialist Representation of Mid-Top Tier Management.
Specialist Representation of Corporate Officers & Directors.
Specialist Representation of State-Sector Employees (State Sector Act Experts).
ACC Claims & Reviews.
Allan v Ogilvy Wellington Ltd WA84A/08, File No 5085452 BuckettLaw acted for a Creative Director who had been both unjustifiably disadvantaged and dismissed. The employee received substantive compensation for the hurt and humiliation suffered in respect o...
Banks v Hockey Manawatu Inc NZERA Wellington 127, Banks v Hockey Manawatu Inc NZEmpC 97 & Banks v Hockey Manawatu Inc NZCA 300 BuckettLaw acted for an employee, a chief operating officer, who had been unjustifiably dismissed under the grounds of medi...
Choveaux v Accident Compensation Corporation WA110/07, File No 5052501 BuckettLaw acted for an employee in bringing claims for unjustifiable dismissal and unjustified disadvantage. The Employment Relations Authority found the employee had been unjustifi...
Fagotti v Acme & Co Ltd NZEmpC 135 BuckettLaw acted for an employee who had been unfairly dismissed from his workplace under a 90-day trial period. BuckettLaw took the case to the Employment Relations Authority, who found that the employee had been unj...