Employment Law Made Easy (September 2017) (eBook)

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Simplifying employment law. Keeping people informed. Making it easy!

NZD$ 79.99
Release Date: October 01, 2017
ISBN/ISSN: 9781988506111

Product description

A clear understanding of employment law is essential for every business and organisation that employs staff. Both employers and employees have legal obligations and rights. Failure to comply with employment law can have serious consequences for both parties.

Employment Law Made Easy is an indispensable resource for businesses and organisations, alerting them to employment law issues that can arise at any time.

This practical guide covers everything from entering into employment agreements to terminating them, and the steps in between. Whether it is the law relating to holiday and leave entitlements, remuneration and breaks, or employment conflict resolution, this guide covers it.

Employment Law Made Easy sets out the practical essentials of employment law in New Zealand to help you avoid potential legal issues.

By improving understanding, Employment Law Made Easy assists employers and managers to comply with their legal obligations.

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Table of contents

Overview of legislation

Employment relationships

Duty of good faith

Independent contractors


Employment agreements

Individual employment agreements

Collective agreements

Agreed hours of work

Availability provisions

Shift work

Secondary employment

Probationary and trial periods

Policies and procedures

Types of employment




Flexible working

Conditions of employment and remuneration

Hours of work


Wages and salary


Holidays and leave

Minimum entitlement

Annual holidays

Public holidays

Sick leave and bereavement leave

Parental leave

Training leave


Strikes and lockouts


Poor performance



Restructuring and redundancy

Employer insolvency

Resignation and retirement

Conflict resolution


Industry training and apprenticeships