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.
Court of Appeal – Leave to appeal granted
Employment Relations Authority – duty to provide a safe workplace – employee allegations against colleagues.
Employment Court - interpretation of s 33 of the Employment Relations Act 2000 - whether genuine reason and reasonable grounds to conclude bargaining.
Supreme Court - interpretation of s 69ZH(2) of the Employment Relations Act 2000.
Employment Relations Authority – Removal to Employment Court granted
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.
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