Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Managing Employee Leave

Managing Employee Leave

Know your legal obligations around leave entitlements
Book two or more of your team to attend the same course on the same day and save!
Simply use discount code "Group" when booking online.

  First Booking Subsequent Bookings Example Booking for Two
Member (Early Bird) $640.00 $450.00 $1090.00 (saving $190.00)
Member (Standard) $740.00 $450.00 $1190.00 (saving $290.00)

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Proactively managing employee leave is a vital component for the success of every business.

This workshop will provide you with a clear understanding of minimum leave requirements and employment protection provisions required by law.

Examining holiday pay calculations for part weeks, moving entitlement dates, public holidays and calculating annual holiday pay will leave you with confidence to tackle any ‘leave’ related query.

Note: Our Payroll Legislation Essentials course focuses on wage-related legislation including Employment Relations Act 2000 and amendments, Minimum Wage Act 1983 and KiwiSaver Act 2006.


If you are responsible for managing employee leave, this oneday workshop will give you essential information to support your decisions. It is designed for business owners and payroll teams, as well as managers, team leaders and those in HR.


This course covers the legal requirements as well as tools and processes to make sure you introduce policies consistently across your organisation:
• Holidays Act 2003.
• Annual, public, sick and bereavement leave.
• Parental Leave and Employment Protection 1987.
• Volunteers Employment Protection Act 1973.
• Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002.
• Education leave under the ERA Act 2000.
• Study, time off in lieu and other leave types.


• Manage the range of Acts and understand leave obligations.
• Manage employee absenteeism.
• Understand how to develop and mplement a leave policy.
Manage leave to minimise risk and cost to the organisation.
• Review leave clauses for employment agreements.

Combine this workshop with ‘Payroll Legislation Essentials’ for complete coverage of legislation for payroll/HR.

Register on both Managing Employee Leave and Payroll Legislation Essentials to receive a 20% discount.
Simply enter the code HR20 online or email learn@ema.co.nz


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