Employment law

Read the law for yourself by accessing resources like legislation and cases.

The following resources may help you find out more about the different laws that apply to employment relationships and how the Employment Relations Authority and the courts apply that law.

Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act 2019

This law change addresses a gap in legislation in relation to employees in triangular employment situations (eg labour-for-hire). It came into force on 28 June 2020.

Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 introduced a number of employment law changes that aim to improve fairness in the workplace and deliver decent work conditions and fair wages.


A range of legislation is relevant to employment relationships.

Cases of Interest

These cases highlight interesting or topical employment cases.

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