The Employment Relations Authority is a Tribunal established under the Employment Relations Act. Members of the Authority help to resolve employment relationship problems.
The Authority operates in a mostly informal way. We look into the facts of a case and make decisions based on the merits of the matter, not on technicalities.
These practice notes and papers have more detailed information about how our process works:
Effective Advocacy in the Employment Relations Authority [PDF, 124 KB]
by Robin Arthur, Member of the Employment Relations Authority