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.
Read the latest information on COVID-19.
Notice employers must give employees on parental leave whose job is being kept open.
Notice employers must give employees on parental leave whose job is not being kept open.
A summary of the paid and unpaid parental benefits available to eligible parents.
01 April 2016
Good news for families with babies due or born after 1 April 2016.
Example letter for partner of primary carer, sharing leave, 12 months' service.
Example letter for partner of primary carer, sharing leave, six months' service.
Describes the Department of Labour’s review and the implementation of its findings.
Helps an organisation develop their communications plan for their pay and employment equity review process.
15 February 2018
Pay and minimum wage
17 December 2017
Guide on using relevant daily pay and average daily pay to calculate payment for holidays and leave
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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