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 inviting an employee to attend disciplinary meeting about potential serious misconduct.
Sample letter inviting an employee to attend meeting to respond to proposed disciplinary action.
Sample letter advising an employee that a matter will be investigated.
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Sample letter inviting an employee to attend a meeting to discuss putting in place a performance improvement plan.
A sample letter advising an employee of performance improvement plan.
Sample letter advising an employee of suspension pending disciplinary investigation.
You may find our sample letter useful should you decide to terminate an employment contract.
Sample letter advising an employee of termination of employment (dismissal on notice).
Sample letter advising an employee of termination of employment (dismissal without notice).
Sample letter advising employee of termination of employment for continued poor performance.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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