Employment New Zealand – Latest COVID-19 information

The COVID-19 virus is still out there, and although New Zealand fared better than almost every other country in the world, we’re now seeing a rise in cases of the new Delta Variant.

Lockdowns, advice, and up-to-date news is constantly changing, but in this post you will find the most recent information given by Employment New Zealand.

The main key points to note  

Handling a deadly virus on a national scale is very complex, but there are always some things which never change.

Employment law still applies to all employment relationships, regardless of the circumstances that we find ourselves in.

If you’re having issues at work, then Early Resolution is a free service that helps resolve workplace issues early, quickly and informally.

There are various COVID-19 financial support schemes are available to businesses, depending on your situation. 

Employment New Zealand has up-to-date information on these points and much more useful information.

As new pieces of information or changes related to employment are published, we will tell you about them here on our blog.

The latest official information

For employment-related COVID-19 information, please refer to these web pages:

Other useful websites for Employees

COVID-19 is changing the working landscape, but it’s not the only thing happening in the world! Life goes on, so if you have other issues which don’t revolve around the pandemic, these websites might be helpful.

Employment New Zealand - The leading source of information on employment rights and responsibilities for employers and employees in New Zealand. Employment New Zealand has a large range of resources for employees and employers.

Minimum rights of employees - The minimum rights of an employee are the responsibility of the employer. 

Minimum rights of employees’ language translations:

  • Employment learning modules (8 languages)
  • Quick guide: Know your employment rights (20 languages)
  • Minimum employment rights and responsibilities booklet (15 languages)
  • Family violence leave guide (10 languages)
  • Employment mediation quick guide (7 languages).

For all questions please in the first instance, visit www.employment.govt.nz for a wealth of information, tools and resources.

To get in touch with Employment New Zealand, if you have a general query or would like more information, you can contact them by clicking here.

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Employers here are looking for workers, and migrants here are looking for jobs.

We can help both.

We Currently have roughly 500 vacancies on our site; jobs available and looking for the right person to step into those shoes.

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