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 and resolve relationship problems between employers and employees.
There are several ways in which employment relationships may be ended, such as resignation, retirement, dismissal or redundancy.
COVID-19: New Zealand has moved to the traffic light system (COVID-19 Protection Framework). To find out the traffic light setting for your region, see covid19.govt.nz(external link). More information about workplace vaccination requirements.
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.
Pay and wages – employee rights and responsibilities.
Employment agreements – employee rights and responsibilities.
Sick leave, bereavement leave, alternative holidays, and public holidays – employee rights and responsibilities.
Working arrangements – employee rights and responsibilities.
Your rights as an employee – an introduction.
Annual leave and holidays – employee rights and responsibilities.
Hours of work – employee rights and responsibilities.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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