Employees



Employee Regulations

An employee under the Act is someone who is employed by an employer to do any work in exchange for reward or remuneration under an employment agreement or contract of service ...


Types of Employees

All self-employed, or private domestic workers must have personal injury cover through the ACC scheme. This scheme provides for work and non-work injury cover. It offers the following ...


Employment Relationships

The Employment Relations Act 2000 sets out most of the rules for forming an employment relationship, through an employment agreement. The rules differ depending on the circumstances ...


Grievances and Breaches

As with any employment problem, employees who believe they have a personal grievance should follow the first steps for resolving employment relationship problems. There are, however, some special ...


Shop Opening Hours

In 1990 the law regulating shop trading hours in New Zealand changed. Since then retailers have had greater freedom about when they can open their shops and the public have had a greater choice ...


Being a Young Employee

On 1 April 2004, new laws governing holidays and other leave came into effect. The new rules are designed to be easier for everyone to understand and follow. So if you work, you're affected by ...