Employment Law 101 - New Zealand

A comprehensive, practical workshop designed to ensure you understand the practical application of New Zealand’s employment laws so you can handle people-related problems as they arise.





Topics covered in the workshop include:

Key legislation
Employment Relations Act 2000, Holidays Act, Health and Safety at Work Act.

Start of employment
Employment status, choosing an appropriate contract.

Key considerations
90 day trial periods, availability provisions and shift cancellation, leave entitlements, restraints of trade.

Contracts and documents
Employment agreements, collective agreements, workplace policies.

Employee management
Section 103A – the test of justification, termination of employment, employment relationship problems.

Notice periods, garden leave provisions, calculation of final pay, post-termination contractual obligations.

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