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.
21 June 2017
Sample letter advising an employee of termination of employment (dismissal without notice).
23 June 2017
Sample letter advising employee of termination of employment for continued poor performance.
Sample letter advising employee of preliminary decision to terminate employment for poor performance.
Sample written warning for continued performance issues to employee.
Sample written warning letter to employee.
12 December 2017
This PD is intended to be used as a sample template only.
Research report that provides the background to the Spotlight skills recognition tool
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08 February 2017
A guide to help employers and employees use Employment Mediation Services effectively.
29 June 2016
Use this template to set up records for wages and time.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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