Employment Law Made Easy (September 2017)

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

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781988506104

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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

  • Bargaining

  • 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

  • Fixed-term

  • Part-time

  • Casual

  • Flexible working

  • Conditions of employment and remuneration

  • Hours of work

  • Breaks

  • Wages and salary

  • Deductions

  • Holidays and leave

  • Minimum entitlement

  • Annual holidays

  • Public holidays

  • Sick leave and bereavement leave

  • Parental leave

  • Training leave

  • Unions

  • Strikes and lockouts

  • Termination

  • Poor performance

  • Misconduct

  • Incapacity

  • Restructuring and redundancy

  • Employer insolvency

  • Resignation and retirement

  • Conflict resolution

  • Enforcement

  • Industry training and apprenticeships