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.
You are required to provide appropriate breaks and facilities for employees who wish to breastfeed their infants or express milk during work hours.
27 June 2016
A table to assist managers trying to resolve performance issues.
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.
Guidance for workers.
19 February 2021
Information for employers, employees and workers
10 July 2020
Factsheet on the contestable fund.
Declaration for application for parental leave payments.
13 March 2017
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