As an employer, you have an obligation under the Immigration Act 2009 to check if a potential employee has the legal right to work for you in New Zealand.
Holland Beckett Lawyers is a medium sized law firm with offices in Tauranga, Rotorua, Whakatane and Opotiki.
We have approximately 45 lawyers working throughout the Bay of Plenty and can handle anything from a simple will or trust through to a complex legal transaction.
We provide full legal services including specialist legal advice on wills and trusts, asset planning protection, company, commercial, business, property, environmental and resource management, leaky homes, employment, dispute resolution, family and Maori land law matters.
Historically, New Zealand’s urban planning has developed without a great deal of guidance from central government, but this is about to change if the recommendations in the Report (released 19 August 2016) are implemented.
Deciding whether an individual who carries out a task for money does so as an employee or in some other capacity is fundamental to the application of employment law.