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.
01 August 2016
Overview of the minimum rights and responsibilities for employees and employers.
Find out if you get a paid day off on a public holiday, and if you get an alternative holiday if you work on it .
14 February 2017
Use our tool to determine if you or your partner are entitled to parental leave.
Assess the impact of gender on the pay and participation of women by analysing quantitative HR and payroll data.
This template will help you record expectations, assessments and reviews for staff with improved performance in mind.
13 March 2017
First standard in the world for rainbow-inclusive workplaces
Work out an employee’s relevant daily pay (RDP), or average daily pay.
To use Employment Mediation Services please complete the Request for Mediation form.
20 February 2019
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
® Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment