Going To The Employment Relations Authority
Employment Law E-book Series Book 2 of 2
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If you have raised a personal grievance and attended mediation, but you have not been able to resolve the dispute, you will then have to decide whether or not to file a claim in the Employment Relations Authority.
The second legal e-book in the series guides you through the process of deciding whether or not to file a claim with the ERA, and if you decide to do so, it guides you through every step in the process.
Set out below is the table of contents of the 2nd legal e-book in the Employment Law series. You will see that every aspect of taking a case to the Employment Relations Authority is covered.
SOURCES OF EMPLOYMENT LAW
- Your written employment agreement
- The Employment Relations Act 2000
- Case law
WORKING OUT YOUR STRATEGY
- How to develop your game plan
REMEDIES – WHAT WILL YOU BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE AND WILL IT BE WORTH THE BATTLE?
- Monetary awards – loss of wages
- Monetary compensation – hurt and humiliation
- Non-monetary awards
- Deciding whether to resign and bring a claim for constructive dismissal
TAKING A CASE TO THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS AUTHORITY
- Determining the legal issues
- Drafting the Statement of Problem
- Filing the application
- Next Steps
THE CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
- What is discovery?
- How do you know what documents to ask for?
- Seeking discovery from the other side
- The exchange of documents
- Your obligations
DRAFTING WITNESS STATEMENTS
- How to go about drafting witness statements
- Avoiding hearsay evidence in witness statements
- What if your witness cannot provide the evidence necessary to prove your case?
- The need for witnesses to actually appear at the hearing
- Technical requirements of a witness statement
- Responding to the other side’s evidence
PREPARING FOR THE HEARING
- Preparing your trial folder
- Preparing your common bundle of documents
ATTENDING THE HEARING
- Courtroom Etiquette
- Presenting your opening statement
- Presenting your evidence
- Being cross-examined
- Cross-examining the opposition’s witnesses
- Making objections
- Your closing statement
COSTS AWARDS AND CALDERBANK OFFERS