Presented by Fairfax Media and Westpac, the New Zealand Women of Influence programme recognises and celebrates women from all walks of life who make a difference to everyday Kiwis.
The historic gender equity case filed by the New Zealand College of Midwives is heading to mediation instead of court.
In a case which will reassure all employers who operate in environments where they owe duties of care to their students, a UK school principal was justifiably dismissed for failing to disclose that she was in a relationship with someone who had been convicted on child pornography charges.
Watch Mai Chen’s presentation at Kea Inspire 2016
A damning new report into gender issues amongst the country’s legal fraternity reveals female lawyers are still well-outnumbered in the top spots.
The classic approach when a person is defamed is to sue the statement maker. However, this is not always practical when it comes to publication on the internet: that individual may be unidentifiable, in a different jurisdiction, or the type of person who will relish litigation and use the public forum of the court to continue their attack.
Senior Associate Claire English discussed the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 on Prime TV’s Back Benches.
Schools and teachers are used to managing large amounts of sensitive and personal information, particularly information about students and student achievement. With increasing pressure on teaching staff to work flexibly, and be available out of class time, the use of personal digital devices is increasing.
Mai Chen discussed pay equity recommendations on Radio New Zealand’s Morning Report.
NZ Lawyer said, “Mai Chen has consistently blazed a trail in the law, co-founding New Zealand’s first public law specialist firms, writing the best-selling Public Law Tooldbox, and arguing ground-breaking public law cases.”