Tuesday 15 September 2020

New Zealand Labour Law Society virtual seminar- Friday 2 October 3pm to 4.30pm (New Zealand time)

The New Zealand Labour Law Society is pleased to invite anyone with an interest in labour and employment law to attend an online seminar around the theme of

“Employment Law in an uncertain environment: Utopia or Dystopia?”

The seminar will be held on zoom on Friday 2 October 3pm to 4.30pm (New Zealand time) and followed by virtual drinks

Graeme Colgan, Barrister and former Chief Judge of the Employment Court will serve as convener for the seminar.



Title of the presentation

Professor Gordon Anderson, Law Faculty, Victoria University of Wellington

Structural Integrity- Employment Law and the Pandemic

John Goddard, Barrister, Lambton Chambers 

Access to justice

Dr Andrew Dallas, Chief, Employment Relations Authority

The Authority and CoVID-19 

Nicola Green, Massey University’s School of Management

Working from home in times of disruption and in the future: implications for workers and organisations

Dr Amanda Reilly and Kathleen Makale, School of Accounting and Commercial Law Victoria University of Wellington

 Who pays? Employees, tax and the costs of working from home.

Prof Annick Masselot, School of Law, University of Canterbury

Who works and who gets paid?

Anna Sturman and Dr Matt Scobie, University of Canterbury University Business School

Economies of Mana and horizons of change

Dr Dawn Duncan, Faculty of Law, University of Otago

Worker health

Dr Sanna Malinen, University of Canterbury University Business School and Prof Katharina Naswall, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury

Covid and Wellbeing

Peter Upson, Public Trust

Artificial Intelligence and Workplace Surveillance


The seminar is free to attend but it is necessary to register in advance via this link

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The seminar will be recorded and made available later.