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.
23 June 2017
Sample letter advising employee of preliminary decision to terminate employment for poor performance.
Sample written warning for continued performance issues to employee.
28 February 2020
Sample letter advising no further action as a result of the disciplinary process.
Sample letter invitation to comment on proposed disciplinary action.
21 June 2017
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
If you are a union or employer, you must submit your collective agreement to MBIE.
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