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.
29 June 2016
Use this template to set up records for wages and time.
01 August 2007
Summary of the former Department of Labour's pay and employment equity review case study.
Court of Appeal – leave to appeal granted.
Court of Appeal – suppression order – appeal denied.
European Court of Human Rights - balance between employee’s right to privacy and employer’s right to surveillance in a disciplinary context.
ERA – racial harassment – making a connection between employee’s ability with English language and employee’s ethnicity.
Court of Appeal – Leave to appeal granted
Employment Relations Authority – duty to provide a safe workplace – employee allegations against colleagues.
Employment Court - interpretation of s 33 of the Employment Relations Act 2000 - whether genuine reason and reasonable grounds to conclude bargaining.
Supreme Court - interpretation of s 69ZH(2) of the Employment Relations Act 2000.
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