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.
27 June 2016
Guide to help with performance improvement within the business.
Use this process when formally working with an employee to improve performance
29 June 2016
The link between wage deductions and the minimum wage in the agricultural industry.
Covers historical re-calculation of leave entitlements, including how overpayments can be considered when performing Holidays Act 2003 remediation.
It appears that some employers in NZ have not been paying minimum holiday entitlements.
Example letter for primary carer with six months' service.
Employee declaration that they are the primary carer of a child under six.
This flowchart outlines the redundancy process.
Work out an employee's entitlements for a public holiday.
04 July 2016
Use this example to help raise a personal grievance with an employer.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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