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.
Employment Court - interpretation of cl 12A of Sch 2 of the Employment Relations Act - meaning of frivolous.
Employment Relations Authority - quantum of awards - cultural mitigating factor.
Employment Court – 90 day trial periods
Court of Appeal – appeal dismissed on question of interpretation of s 7A of the Holidays Act 1981.
Supreme court – leave to appeal denied.
Employment Court – application for compliance orders regarding re-engagement of employees.
Employment Relations Authority - whether Teachers were appointed according to collective agreement and State Sector Act 1988.
Court of Appeal – unpaid suspension – leave to appeal denied.
Employment court – religious freedom and atheism.
Employment Relations Authority - interpretation of collective agreement - annualisation of pay.
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