As you are aware the lockdown implications from the containment of Covid-19 is an extraordinary situation and one which is constantly changing. As a result it raises lots of employment questions. We recommend the following:
The Government has announced a COVID-19 Business Continuity Package to assist businesses struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 Pandemic dominates headlines around the globe with New Zealand now feeling the effects of the outbreak. Two of the big lessons from the country’s 1918 Influenza Pandemic were that delay is dangerous and complacency kills. New Zealand as a country has a robust national Pandemic Plan which prescribes a whole government response - we are currently in the ‘stamp it out’ phase of that Plan.
The laws around public holidays enititlements can be confusing. Here are the main points.
With a few weeks of work under the belt after a break, here’s a quick refresher on changes to Employment Law in 2019 and look ahead to what could lie in 2020.