Starting a new job is an exciting and challenging time. It’s important for employers to use good hiring processes, and for everyone to follow minimum rights and responsibilities.
All about pay, hours at work, record keeping and what breaks employees are entitled to.
Employees become entitled to annual holidays, public holidays, sick leave, bereavement leave, parental leave and other types of leave as long as they meet certain conditions.
Clear workplace policies and procedures support employment agreements and mean everyone knows how things are meant to be done. This section provides help in some key areas.
The best way to prevent employment relationship problems between an Employer and Employee.
There are several ways in which employment relationships may be ended, such as resignation, retirement, dismissal or redundancy.
Use this template to set up records for holidays and wages.
Checklist for paying employees for holidays and leave.
Helpful tool when applying for an ERE course.
Save valuable time and discover what requirements apply to you and your business.
Draft an employment agreement.
Search here to identify cases from the Employment Relations Authority (ERA)
Providers should use the ERE Reporting form to ensure consistency of information collected.
View NZ public holiday dates and anniversaries alongside your electronic calendar.
Employers can use this as a guide to prepare for a new employee starting work.
Overview of the minimum rights and responsibilities for employees and employers.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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