What you’ll learn:

Many organisations today work on both sides of the ditch. It can be easy to assume legislative requirements are pretty much the same, right up to the point where you’re faced with a personal grievance claim. During this informative full-day course you’ll learn the key principles of NZ employment law and your legal obligations as an employer, as well as the fundamental differences to the Australian environment. You’ll learn how to apply good faith principles and procedural fairness in an employment relationship to reduce your risk of personal grievances in your business.

Course Content:

  • An overview of key Acts relevant to employment in NZ
  • Understanding and applying good faith principles in employment relationships.
  • Practical applications for consultation and other procedural requirements to reduce your risk of personal grievance claims

    After, you’ll be able to…

  • Explain the fundamental differences to Australian employment legislation.
  • Understand and apply the key principles of NZ employment law, including the Employment Relations Act 2000 and Holidays Act 2003.
  • Describe all the elements that are involved in processing a pay.
  • Understand and apply good faith during the dispute resolution process.
  • Ensure all employees are paid in accordance with legislative requirements.


    Due to the current environment the course is offered via Microsoft Teams, with content being delivered over two half-days. Start time on each day is approximately NZ 10am – taking into account the time difference between NZ and Australia.

    For more information please email learn@ema.co.nz.

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    • Member (Standard) $840.00 + GST
    • Non Member (Standard) $1160.00 + GST

    Next Sessions

    • NZ Employment Law for Trans-Tasman Businesses 24/09/2021 - 27/09/2021
      Nationwide Nationwide AUSTRALIA

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