New appointment for ERA

Workplace relations and safety minister Michael Woodhouse confirmed the latest addition yesterday afternoon.

New appointment for ERA
The Employment Relations Authority has gained its latest member this week with Auckland barrister Jennie-Maree Trotman named as the new recruit.

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse confirmed the appointment yesterday afternoon and said Trotman would be joining the Auckland office for a term of three years.

“The breadth of Ms Trotman’s work and particular strength in commercial law will be a real asset to the authority,” said Woodhouse.

“I have no doubt that her skills will complement those of the current members and I wish her all the best in her new role,” he added.

Trotman studied of the University of Auckland, graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Japanese. She has been a barrister sole since 2005 and in legal practice for almost 18 years.

During her career, Trotman has represnted both employers and employees across countless employment-related matters including mediation, health and safety, redundancy, and personal grievance resolution.

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