Employment Court

Employment Court cases scheduled for 5 -30 July 2021

Employment Court COVID-19 Alert Levels 1 and 2 Protocol - 27 June 2021 All of New Zealand is on Alert Level 1 from midnight on 29 June 2021.

Chief Justice media statement about wearing taonga in Court, dated 25 May 2021

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā waka, e ngā hau e whā o te motu, nau mai, piki mai, haere mai, haere mai ki te Kōti Take Mahi.

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The Employment Court hears and determines cases relating to employment disputes. These include challenges to determinations of the Employment Relations Authority, questions of interpretation of law, and disputes over strikes and lockouts.

This site does not contain legal advice. The information does not necessarily apply to every case, and is subject to the relevant provisions in the Employment Relations Act 2000, the Employment Court Regulations 2000, and practice directions issued by the judges. Some of these sources are referred to on this website. If you want to know more about your employment rights or have an employment relationship problem please go to Employment New Zealand

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