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.
Step-by-step user guide for submitting a recorded settlement online.
01 April 2016
Strengthening enforcement of employment standards.
13 December 2017
An example of a payroll positions skills matrix
17 May 2018
Tips for employers on finding the right person and help that's available.
This toolkit is designed to help small to medium business owners understand and manage flexible work with practical tips and tools.
Flexible work application form.
Employer’s/manager’s response form.
Working from home guidelines.
Information for employees.
01 July 2016
Employers template to approve an employee’s request for an alternative arrangement for flexible working.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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