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.
For new employees to indicate they intend to join a union.
29 June 2016
Use this template to set up records for annual holidays.
27 June 2016
A guide to employees’ minimum leave and holiday entitlements.
A workbook to help you sort your thoughts before mediation.
28 June 2018
A quick guide to mediation.
Outlines the standards that apply to MBIE's mediators.
03 December 2013
An employers guide to managing shift work to minimise workplace fatigue.
Overview of the minimum rights and responsibilities for employees and employers.
Please note that this content will change over time and may be out of date.
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