Employment lawyer Viv D’Or knows more than most the impact of troubles at work. Having experienced issues as both an employee and employer, Viv set out to establish a practice providing a trusted, approachable service with a focus on helping employees resolve issues with minimal fuss.
Employment matters are often usually highly charged with significant consequences.
Navigating resolution can be a tricky process, so here’s some useful points to be aware of when engaging an employment lawyer.
New Zealanders united in their tens of thousands when two television judges openly bullied a contestant. It was a dreadful experience for TV viewers to witness.
Personal grievance – two words likely to send shivers up the spines of most employers!
Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of an employer more than receiving a personal grievance letter from a current or ex-employee. Employers should firstly take a deep breath. Read the grievance letter as objectively and as calmly as you can. Be open to resolving the problem. Disengage from fight mode. And stay disengaged.
Prior to the Investigative (Disciplinary) Meeting
Employers should notify their employee preferably in writing, of: