Join Gibson Sheat's Employment Team of Mike Gould and Nikki Farrell as they discuss the New Zealand regulations around vaccination in the workplace.
Requirements for workplaces at Level 3 are:
- People must work from home if that is possible,
- Physical distancing for workers,
- Contact tracing.
We’ve put together some helpful questions and answers about the vaccine and employment rights.
All employment agreements should be in writing and they must contain certain clauses under s65 of the Employment Relations Act 2000. Employers need to ensure they get this right...
Are employees still paid for public holidays if they are not working because of COVID-19? And if so, how much are they paid?
Employers can apply for a lump sum payment for their employees over 12 weeks if they have experienced a 30% actual or predicted decline in revenue due to COVID-19, over the period of a month when compared to a month last year.