Essential HR

Tag: Employment Agreement

90-day Trial – yet again!

90-day trial clauses must indicate when they start.  And if done right this can be after completion of a pre-employment test.

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New law requires accurate records of hours worked and reduces flexibility in working hours. Plus onerous penalties can be imposed.

Employment Standards Legislation is applicable from 4 April.  It introduces serious penalties for a breach of minimum standards.  Do you record exact hours worked by all staff?  Do you need staff to be available to work just when they are needed or need to cancel shifts at short notice?  Do you need to stop staff taking other jobs?  All are affected.

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More Restrictions on use of Trial Periods

You need to be aware of two recent developments in the Courts with regards to Trial periods - they don't make things easy - but that's the law:

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Starting a business

If you spend a little time up front you can avoid a huge headache later.

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