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Requirement for Medical Examination

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] REQUIREMENT FOR MEDICAL EXAMINATION In some situations, employees may be required to have a medical examination or be suspended from the workplace. An employer cannot force an employee to have a medical examination. However, if an employer has good...
WINZ – Paying Your Staff the COVID-19 Short-term Absence Payment

What Giving Ten Days Sick Leave Means for Payroll

    WHAT GIVING TEN DAYS SICK LEAVE MEANS FOR PAYROLL Author: David Jenkins, NZPPA CEO The government has introduced the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill and has stated it will go through the full select committee process before becoming law...
WINZ – Paying Your Staff the COVID-19 Short-term Absence Payment

Increasing the minimum Sick Leave Entitlement

  [MBIE] INCREASING THE MINIMUM SICK LEAVE ENTITLEMENT A Bill to increase employees’ minimum entitlement to sick leave from five days to 10 days per year will be introduced to Parliament. About the proposed changes Under the Holidays Act 2003, employees are...
WINZ – Paying Your Staff the COVID-19 Short-term Absence Payment

Transferring a Public Holiday by Agreement

  [EMPLOYMENTNZ] TRANSFERRING A PUBLIC HOLIDAY BY AGREEMENT An employer and employee may agree that an entire public holiday will be observed on another day for the employee. Transferring part of a public holiday Employees working shifts that span two days can...