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AUCKLAND BRANCH: Post-Election Employment Law Changes

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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Regional events

  • Region: Auckland
  • Venue: Duncan Cotterill

Join Matt and Alastair of Duncan Cotterill as they discuss what a Labour Government means for Employment Law - ONLINE or in person

Labour’s landslide election victory will bring about a raft of significant employment law changes that employers will need to grapple with. Get ahead of the curve and plan how your business will respond to upcoming changes, including:

- Fair pay agreements;

- Protections for independent contractors;

- Leave entitlements;

- Pay equity rules; and

- Minimum wage increase.

Join two employment law specialists as they discuss how Labour’s policies will change the landscape of employment relations.

This event is being offered ONLINE or IN PERSON.

IN PERSON Join us from 5.30pm for nibbles and networking. 6pm start for the presentation.

ONLINE Join us from 6pm for the presentation - a link and joining instructions will be sent the day before the event.

A reminder that access to Duncan Cotterill is through the Chocolate Shop Miann in Britomart. Head to the back of the shop, turn right and take the lift to level 1.

About our Presenters

Matt – Matt is an Associate the Employment and Health and Safety team at Duncan Cotterill. Matt has represented clients in various Tribunals, Authorities, and Courts in a range of criminal, civil, employment, regulatory and health and safety matters. For the past few years, Matt has been practicing as an employment and health and safety specialist, and assists clients from front end guidance to representation in litigation.

Alastair – Alastair is a specialist employment lawyer in Duncan Cotterill’s Auckland office, and provides strategic advice on a broad range of workplace issues for a number of New Zealand’s most significant brands. He regularly represents clients at mediation, in the Employment Relations Authority and in the Employment Court. Alastair is a member of the ADLS Employment Law Committee, and is on the editorial board of the Lexis Nexis Employment Law Bulletin.

With thanks to our sponsor Duncan Cotterill

Duncan Cotterill’s specialist employment team is one of the biggest in New Zealand and works across New Zealand assisting clients navigate their employment and health and safety issues. We believe the best advice is given by analysing the people involved, the situations at hand and the wider context of your business objectives. We help employers of all sizes, from owner / operators and SMEs to multinationals and senior executives, with the full range of employment law issues from all our four offices.


  • HRNZ Members or HRNZ Members - Online = $20.00
  • HRNZ Student Members or HRNZ Student Members - Online = $10.00
  • Non Members or Non Members - Online = $30.00

Please note our prices include GST

ONLINE Tickets - a link and joining instructions will be sent the day before the event.

To Register

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Cancellations after this time and/or 'no shows' on the day will be payable in full.

Appropriate substitutions are welcome - please email with their details.