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The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) is the professional body for those involved in Human Resource Management and the development of people.

HRINZ represents the interests of 3,000+ individual members who make up around 45% of the known New Zealand HR market. Read More

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Dispute Resolution

Employment relations require a greater responsibility on the part of the employer in managing disputes that might arise in an organisation. Employer/employee relations are often under stress.
HRM must act as buffer in avoiding situations that lead to disputes and claims in courts.
Mediation processes help in dispute resolution. Fairness in dealing with the dispute situations helps HRM to stand out from the organisation in which they are part of. The Employment Relations Act enables HRM to avoid disputes and punitive damage claims. Sound legal knowledge will be required to manage employment agreements, which will result in the avoidance of dispute situations.

For further information on disputes resolution, check out the ERA Act and legislative requirements and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment website listed below.

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Disclaimer: This information has been written for and submitted to HRINZ for publication and has been published in good faith for the general information of HRINZ Members of the Institute. HRINZ accepts no legal responsibility for the contents of the Knowledge Base and appropriate professional advice and assistance should be sought in particular cases.

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