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

Early Resolution is a free service that helps resolve workplace issues early, quickly and informally.

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

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

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

  • Early Resolution – This is a free phone-based service for employees and employers that helps resolve workplace issues early, quickly, and informally, before it becomes too serious or needs a more formal process.
  • COVID-19 financial support – Current financial support schemes for businesses, employers and employees including: Resurgence Support Payment, Wage Subsidy Scheme, Short-Term Absence Payment and the Leave Support Scheme.
  • 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. 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, please visit Contact us.

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