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March 2019 Employers Newsletter

Published 11 Mar 2019
This Issue

Domestic Violence, Employers are you ready?

From April 1 2019 the Employer must allow all staff up to 10 days paid leave per annum, in addition to holiday and sick leave, in the case of domestic violence....full story

The Spotlight on Probationary Periods

Probationary Periods will now enjoy a lot more attention than before, due to the amendments to the Employment Relations Act around Trial Periods....full story

Rest and Meal Breaks 2019

From 6 May 2019 all employees are entitled to rest and meal break which, unless the parties agree otherwise, MUST BE TAKEN at the prescribed times....full story

Minimum wage rise April 1 2019

In making good on minimum wage promises the labour-led Government raised the minimum adult wage to $17.70 per hour gross. This takes effect from Monday April 1st 2019.

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Daylight Saving Ends Sunday April 7

Clocks go back
Daylight Saving ends on Sunday 7th April 2019.  3.00am clocks are put back one hour to 2.00am.

Any employees working at this point will work an additional hour and must be paid for that accordingly.