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.
Read the latest information on COVID-19.
27 June 2016
A guide for employers setting up breastfeeding arrangements for employees.
Guidance on good faith when bargaining for a collective agreement or variation.
10 January 2017
A framework for a collective agreement, plus a range of draft clauses. Currently being updated to reflect the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018.
15 May 2020
COVID-19 initiatives are new, but employment law has not changed.
Declaration for application for parental leave payments.
This flowchart gives a high level outline of the disciplinary process.
Factsheet outlining the new domestic violence rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
Employees intending to refuse to work on Easter Sunday can use our template letter as a guide.
Employers can use our template letter as a guide when informing employees of their right to refuse work on Easter Sunday.
Sample letter for employee requesting negotiated carer leave.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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