When Public Holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday

When Public Holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday

PUBLIC HOLIDAY FALLS ON SATURDAY How to work out pay and holiday entitlements for a calendar date public holiday falling on a Saturday. Examples: Christmas falls on Saturday – employee normally works Saturday Sarah has a part-time job at a service station. She...
When Public Holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday

Employment NZ – Cutting Back or Increasing Hours

[EMPLOYMENT NZ] CUTTING BACK OR INCREASING HOURS If an employment agreement has the employee’s hours of work, then an employer can’t change them without the employee’s agreement. If the employment agreement says that an employer can change the hours of...
When Public Holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday

Employment NZ – Hours of Work

[EMPLOYMENT NZ] HOURS OF WORK An employee’s hours of work must be agreed to by the employer and employee in a written employment agreement. Any agreed hours of work or an indication of the arrangements relating to the times the employee is to work must be in the...
When Public Holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday

COVID-19 Vaccination Status and Privacy Rights

[PRIVACY COMMISSIONER] THE COVID-19 VACCINATION AND PRIVACY RIGHTS A person’s vaccination status is personal information and so falls under the protections laid out in the Privacy Act 2020. However, as we have outlined previously, there are limited situations where an...
When Public Holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday

Public Holidays upon Termination

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] PUBLIC HOLIDAYS PAID ON TERMINATION There is a rule that means employees are sometimes entitled to be paid for public holidays that fall after their employment has ended (ie after their termination date). This can happen if the employee has unused...
When Public Holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday

2021 Payroll Awards

2021 PAYROLL EXCELLENCE AWARDS Nominations open on 27 September 2021 and close on 25th October 2021. Please note: you must provide a fully completed nomination to be entered into NZPPA awards. Payroll practitioners are the unsung heroes of business. They manage one of...