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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This guide explains an employer's obligations under the Minimum Wage Act and other related legislation.
File size: 741.2 KB
Date issued: 29 Mar 2019
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 and beyond.
File size: 327.9 KB
Date issued: 23 Jul 2018
This is a sample Casual Employment Agreement. It is intended for employees who work on an 'as and when required' basis.
File size: 88.5 KB
Date issued: 16 Oct 2019

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Read about the principles which apply to abandonment and how to deal with an employee who disappears.
File size: 588.3 KB
Date issued: 24 Jun 2020
Absenteeism can be one of the most problematic issues for employers. This guide outlines your rights and obligations in addressing employee absences.
File size: 735.1 KB
Date issued: 12 Mar 2020
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Our premier guide to understanding the Accident Compensation system. It includes employer obligations to employees, definitions of key terms under the Act, and details about employer levies.
File size: 504.1 KB
Date issued: 15 Jun 2020
Our guide to employers who pay travel allowances to employees for use of their own vehicle for work purposes.
File size: 461.6 KB
Date issued: 10 Jun 2020
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: 443 KB
Date issued: 15 Jun 2020
This guide sets out information on employee pay in regards to Anzac day business closures.
File size: 303.1 KB
Date issued: 10 Jun 2020
This guide outlines requirements in relation to application forms and pre-employment screening.
File size: 1.3 MB
Date issued: 11 Mar 2020
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