Hours worked

You Must Track Hours Worked By Salaried Staff

I have explained elsewhere that you must pay your staff at least the minimum wage. One of the points I noted there was that you must pay the minimum wage for all hours worked. That is particularly relevant for salaried staff. It is not unusual for salaried workers to work overtime,

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rest break

Who Decides When You Get A Rest Break?

You’re not a machine. You need breaks, time to recharge. You need to step away from the tasks you’ve been doing at times if you are to be productive. If you don’t, exhaustion can set in. We all know this, and the law recognises this need too. That’s why all

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Cancelling a shift? Not so fast…

Do you employ staff on shifts? If so, from time to time you may find yourself having to juggle shifts to accommodate the needs of your business. In some cases, you may want to cancel a worker’s shift. But be aware that from 1 April, you may not be able

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How To Comply With the New Hours of Work Law

Changes to the Employment Relations Act come into force on 1 April 2016 that affect you if you want your employees to remain available to work at certain times but cannot guarantee them work during those times. ELIMINATING ZERO-HOURS CONTRACTS These changes have come about as a result of concerns

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