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.
When there is no collective agreement in place.
Step-by-step user guide for submitting a recorded settlement online.
This user guide takes you through the steps you’ll need to take to submit a recorded settlement online.
02 July 2020
Check that your business is meeting employment standards.
Supporting information for the checklist.
01 April 2016
Strengthening enforcement of employment standards.
An example of a basic employment policy that can be used as a starting point.
13 December 2017
An example of a payroll positions skills matrix
03 December 2013
An employers guide to managing shift work to minimise workplace fatigue on the WorkSafe website
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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