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New Zealand’s Employment Relations Act 2000 is designed to recognise and address the perceived inherent imbalance of power in the employment relationship by promoting collective organisation of employees and collective bargaining, through unions.

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New Zealand’s Employment Relations Act 2000 aims to build productive employment relationships through the promotion of mutual trust and confidence in all aspects of the employment environment.

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Are you required to work on a public holiday?  Thinking of calling in sick, being paid time-and-a-half, and getting an additional holiday? Certain provisions in the Holidays Act 2003 may foil any such plan.

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New Zealand’s Retirement Villages Act 2003 (“the Act”) was passed to provide greater protection to residents of Retirement Villages and their property rights, by providing a clear legal framework for residents, intending residents and operators.  Parry Field Lawyers provide legal advice on a range of property matters including helping residents or owners of retirement village units. Read more

In this environment conscious era, being seen to be clean and green can be an important marketing issue for your business. Are you aware though of the need to comply with the Fair Trading Act 1986 when it comes to the claims you make about your green status?  The New Zealand Commerce Commission has issued guidelines on green marketing to help those making green marketing claims.

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