Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Guides and Templates

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EMA provides guides and sample forms on employment relations and business issues. Included is our premier A-Z of Employing series of guides.
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Our premier guide to employer obligations under the Holidays Act. It includes definitions of key terms, calculation of annual holiday payment, and the relationship between annual leave and other types of leave.
File size: 3.4 MB
Date issued: 29 Nov 2016
Our premier guide to employing staff on a casual basis.
File size: 938.6 KB
Date issued: 05 Aug 2016
Our premier guide to getting the disciplinary process right. It includes best practice advice and information on how to conduct investigations and disciplinary meetings.
File size: 2.7 MB
Date issued: 10 Feb 2017
EMA's guide to Easter 2017, including information about shop trading restrictions and public holidays.
File size: 597.9 KB
Date issued: 09 Feb 2017
Since the government’s Budget announcement in 2014, plans have been underway to implement changes to the paid parental leave scheme. The purpose of this update is to help you understand what these changes mean for your business.
File size: 111.6 KB
Date issued: 03 May 2016
This is a sample Casual Employment Agreement. It is intended for employees who work on an 'as and when required' basis.
File size: 87 KB
Date issued: 15 Mar 2017
This is a library of sample clauses to be used together with EMA's sample employment agreements.
File size: 85.9 KB
Date issued: 31 Mar 2017
This is a Sample Parental Leave Cover Clause. It describes the requirements for parental leave coverage and is meant to be used in conjunction with our Sample Fixed Term Agreement. It is written in simple language for easy understanding.
File size: 67.5 KB
Date issued: 13 Mar 2015
This is a Sample Trial Period Clause. The use of such a clause may allow an employer to terminate an employee's employment within the first 90 days with reduced risk of a personal grievance. NOTE: Please consult EMA Advice before using this clause.
File size: 144.5 KB
Date issued: 13 Mar 2015
Our premier guide to enacting the ‘trial period law’ that gives employers the right to terminate employees within 90 days without risk of a personal grievance.
File size: 2.1 MB
Date issued: 18 May 2016
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