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

Guides and Templates

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: 540.9 KB
Date issued: 09 Jan 2018
This guide sets out the minimum requirements for meal and rest times as per the Employment Relations Act 2000.
File size: 661.6 KB
Date issued: 04 Dec 2017
Our premier guide to employing staff on a casual basis.
File size: 398.3 KB
Date issued: 03 Oct 2017
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: 635.7 KB
Date issued: 03 Oct 2017
This guide provides an overview of discrimination in employment and discusses the type of conduct that will amount to unlawful discrimination.
File size: 663.7 KB
Date issued: 20 Mar 2018
Our premier guide to drug testing deals with policy formation, work place drug testing and legislative requirements concerning health and safety and privacy.
File size: 678.6 KB
Date issued: 03 Oct 2017
EMA's guide to Easter 2018, including information about shop trading restrictions and public holidays.
File size: 586.5 KB
Date issued: 16 Jan 2018
This guide outlines your obligations and the main principles under the Minimum Wage Act 1983.
File size: 581 KB
Date issued: 03 Apr 2018
Changes were introduced to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987 which will affect employees who are planning to take parental leave in 2018. This guide sets out the changes and should be read together with the A-Z Guide to Parental Leave.
File size: 244.7 KB
Date issued: 10 Jan 2018
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
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