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Ashleigh Fechney

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Ashleigh the Advocate is an employment law advocate who provides representation to employees and employers. In her advocacy, she is a fierce advocate for access to justice, and in doing so, provides a significant amount of legal information through her blogs and Facebook profile. As she says, she sells her representation, not her knowledge.

Preparing for a Disciplinary Process

You've been invited to a disciplinary meeting: terrifying stuff. I'm not going to sugar coat this: disciplinary meetings are stressful. Whether you're facing a warning,...

Employment Relations Act 2000: Good Faith

The obligation of good faith is known to be the backbone of an employment relationship, and can be found in section 4 of the...

Personal: My vaccination journey

This morning, I received a call to remind me about receiving my booster vaccine against COVID-19: a phone call that came after two text...

Vaccination and redundancy

It is my view that the application of the Vaccinations Order, or the imposition of vaccination policies, amount to a change in the terms...

The Realistic Future of Vaccines in the Workplace

I've always provided an impartial view of the law, even where it's not popular. I don't have an agenda, other than promoting the rights of...

Vaccination Order: How to provide feedback

On Monday 11 October 2021, the New Zealand Government announced an amendment to the current Vaccinations Order to include employees in the healthcare and...

DIY Vaccinations Order: Application to remain employed (interim injunction)

In this post, I am informing you how to apply to the Employment Relations Authority to remain employed on leave. You may want to remain...

Vaccine Litigation in the Employment Jurisdiction

I was the first to stand up and speak up about the impact of mandatory vaccination in the workplace. The first to take a...

Vaccine policies: Are they lawful?

This post is about whether people can be treated adversely in their employment for their refusal to be vaccinated. This post does not address...

Wages Protection Act 1983: Unlawful and unreasonable deductions

If your employer has made a deduction from your pay, for whatever reason, you may have a claim under the Wages Protection Act 1983....

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