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.
Mala v AccideMala v Accident Compensation Corporation NZERA Wellington 131 BuckettLaw successfully brought a claim for an employee who had been unjustifiably suspended and dismissed from her employment. The employee was awarded compensation for the hur...
Milne v New Leaf Beauty Therapy Ltd NZERA Wellington 151 BuckettLaw acted for an employee who had been unjustifiably dismissed by way of redundancy. The Employment Relations Authority determined the dismissal was procedurally unjustified as the employer f...
Pathways Health Ltd v Moxon NZEmpC 18 & Moxon v Pathways Health Ltd t/a Pathways NZERA Christchurch 151 BuckettLaw acted for a doctor who had received an unjustified warning at work. BuckettLaw challenged the warning in the Employment Relations Autho...
Smith v Air2there.com (2008) Ltd NZERA Wellington 62 BuckettLaw acted for a Chief Pilot who had been unjustifiably dismissed from his employment. The Employment Relations Authority found the employer had unjustifiably dismissed the employee, in the process...