Law for Lunch – Equal Pay lunchtime talk

Are you facing tricky legal issues as an employee or employer? Do you have questions about your terms of employment, conditions of work and employment rights? This week’s session of Law for Lunch will have the answers to your questions.

We are pleased to have with us Steph Dyhrberg from Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law, and John Ryall from E tū Union to present the topics.
Both have been involved in recent historic pay equity developments (John as Assistant National Secretary of the union representing aged care workers and Steph as counsel for the Coalition for Equal Value, Equal Pay).
They will be discussing the following:

The Equal Pay Act generally
Recent equal pay litigation
The equal pay settlement reached for care and support workers
Future issues these developments raise for equal pay claims.

Come along to the first session of Law for Lunch, on Wednesday, 2 August, at the ground floor of the Central Library to hear legal information from highly regarded experts in their field. All welcome!

Law for Lunch – On a Work Visa: Know your employment rights

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Welcome to the first talk of Law for Lunch in October, presented this Wednesday by Bevan O’Connor & Kate Scarlet.

Bevan is an Immigration Lawyer with Cottrell Law, where he assists migrants with work visas and Kate works as a Community Lawyer at Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley. She holds the Employment Law portfolio.

Their talk will be focusing on

• Minimum NZ employment rights
• How do employment problems affect your temporary work visa?
• When do I contact Immigration NZ if my employment situation changes?

Come along this Wednesday, from 12 noon to 1pm, on the Ground Floor of the Central Library, ask your questions and find out more about possible solutions.

You are welcome to bring your own ‘brown bag’ lunch and there’s no need to book a seat in advance.

All welcome!

For more information, please check our online event calendar

Law for Lunch at Karori Library – Employment rights, employment wrongs

Law for Lunch is going to the Karori Library this Wednesday, 3 April!
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Kate Scarlet, a community lawyer and employment advocate at Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley, will be covering:

  • Employment Agreements
  • Trial periods
  • Wages, breaks, leave
  • Dispute resolution: Solving problems at work
  • Redundancy

This session is a perfect opportunity as an employee to ask your questions and get the information you need for a better understanding of the Employment Law related to sick leave, work breaks, bullying in the work environment or personal grievance and what are the alternative solutions.

And, if you are an employer, you can find out what you need to do to provide safe working environment and follow the right processes in  Employment Agreements.

The seminar will take place this Wednesday, from 12 noon to 1pm, at the Karori Library. All welcome!

For more information, please check our online event calendar