Independent Workplace Investigations Specialist in New Zealand and Australia

Constructive Dismissal – What is it? And how does it become relevant in relation to handling workplace complaints?

One of your employees has just resigned and now they’re accusing you of unfair dismissal! Why? When your employee resigns, beware. There may be reasons behind their resignation that you are not aware of and a claim for ‘constructive dismissal’ may be on the horizon. Generally, constructive dismissal occurs when the employer ignores or [...]

Sexual Harassment Investigations

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a significant issue.  In May 2018, the the New Zealand Law Society published alarming statistics from its Workplace Environment Survey, revealing 1 in 3 female lawyers reported having been sexually harassed at some point in their working life. The survey of 13,662 lawyers, both male and female, revealed [...]

By |2018-10-17T17:26:33+13:00October 15th, 2018|Bullying Investigations|Comments Off on Sexual Harassment Investigations

Serious Misconduct Investigations

When misconduct has occurred in the workplace, it is important that a thorough workplace investigation is conducted, as soon as possible, in accordance with the rules of procedural fairness and natural justice. It is important also, to ensure that incidences of misconduct are not mistaken for serious misconduct. The following examples given by Employment [...]

By |2019-06-04T13:10:14+13:00August 7th, 2018|Serious Misconduct|Comments Off on Serious Misconduct Investigations
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