4 Benefits Of Hiring Employment Advocates In Christchurch

June 24, 2022

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4 Benefits Of Hiring Employment Advocates In Christchurch

In every workplace, employers and employees have rights and responsibilities determined by the country's employment laws.  As such, every employer and employee is entitled to hire the services of employment advocates in Christchurch when unresolved disputes arise. 

There are many benefits to engaging the legal services of employment advocates in Christchurch, including the following.

Employment Advocates In Christchurch Have Current And Expert Knowledge

Labour law in New Zealand is based on two pillars, namely statutes (or Acts of Parliament) and common law (the principles formalised by courts and tribunals).  The most significant statute is the Employment Relations Act of 2000.

Employment advocates in Christchurch have an expert working knowledge of all the aspects of labour law and how it should be applied to employers and employees to ensure all rights are met and all responsibilities upheld.  They are ideally positioned to deal with problems that occur in the workplace, which is a common event.  By consulting with employment lawyers, you can ensure that you will fully comply with government regulations.

Creation Of Fair And Equitable Employment Contracts

Ensuring legal rights and responsibilities in the workplace begins with well-crafted employment contracts that protect both the employer and the employee.  Having the expert advice of employment advocates in Christchurch can go a long way to preventing future complications.  Contracts should address areas such as job descriptions, compensation, benefits, leave policy, employment type, and period.

Protection During Negotiations And Lawsuits

In cases where things have deteriorated between the employer and employee to the point of possible termination of the contract of employment, it is advisable to hire the services employment advocates to assist with negotiations.  This applies to both parties and is vital to ensure the correct application of labour laws and avoidance of misunderstandings.

In cases where dismissal is the outcome, and there is the possibility of a lawsuit, it will be essential for both employer and employee to engage the services of employment advocates in Christchurch. Their knowledge and negotiation skills can most likely produce an agreement that satisfies both parties.

Plotting Your Way Forward

In the challenges of current times, many companies are looking to restructure and streamline their workforce. To avoid layoffs, reduced benefits, or other measures that have a negative impact, discuss the way forward with employment advocates in Christchurch.  They are equipped to communicate problems and solutions clearly and assist in finding the best possible outcomes for all involved.

If you need the professional and expert services of employment advocates in Christchurch, contact Lawhub today.  Trust us to guide you through all aspects of labour laws and how they apply to you.

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