Cyclone Gabrielle continues to impact the Hawke’s Bay and the effects will be long-lasting.
Critical infrastructure repairs are a top priority, but the damage wrought by the cyclone is not just physical – the mental health and wellbeing of business owners, employees and the broader community cannot be understated.
When an employee is absent from work there are a number of factors to consider. This guide provides information on medical and non-medical absenteeism.
This guide covers an employer's obligations when a person suffers a work-related personal injury and is incapacitated.
This guide provides employers with guidelines on travel allowances and includes information on motor vehicle reimbursement rates.
Our premier guide to employer obligations under the Holidays Act. It includes definitions of key terms, calculation of annual holiday payment, and the relationship between annual leave and other types of leave.
This guide sets out information on employee pay in regard to Anzac day business closures.
An application form that is completed pre-interview (usually at the time the person comes to attend the interview) is a valuable tool for corroborating the information a person supplies in their CV.
This guide describes the function of an attachment order and outlines what an employer is obligated to do if an employee is subject to one.
This guide discusses the implications of secret recordings of conversations in the workplace with respect to privacy and surveillance.
Our premier guide to understanding the rules of collective bargaining and the good faith obligations of the parties involved in bargaining.
This guide provides information to assist with preparing for bargaining and includes a sample bargaining process agreement.
This guide provides an overview of bereavement leave in employment. It includes information on payment and time off available for employees who have suffered a bereavement.
This A-Z guide provides a brief outline of the requirements for employers in regard to the provision of rest, meal and infant feeding breaks in the workplace.
Employment under casual agreements needs to be properly managed so that workplace practices do not of themselves create a different legal relationship than that which was intended.
This guide discusses an employer’s obligation in relation to child support deductions.
Use this guide to understand what the Children’s Act 2014 is and whether it applies to your workplace.
This guide covers the operation of collective agreements including what they must contain and how they can be enforced.
Our premier guide covers the rules around communication during bargaining and good faith requirements of the parties involved in the bargaining.
The Construction Contracts Act 2002 gives protection to building sub-contractors in the construction industry.