Here are our top five tips for getting across the new employment legislation changes:
- Get advice and understand what these changes mean.
Speak to your HR consultant or Hello Monday or an employment lawyer and ask them to explain these changes in terms you understand relevant to your business and your people.
- Review and update your employment agreements.
Understanding the changes is one thing – more important is to make sure they are incorporated into your employment agreements. Also schedule in an employment agreement review annually so you can ensure your agreements are kept up to date.
- Review and update your employment policies.
Your workplace polices supplement your employment agreements and these should be updated at the same time as your employment agreement.
- Train your people leaders.
Giving your people leaders training and the knowledge about employment legislation updates, keeps them ahead of the changes, and they can communicate the changes with confidence to your people, and protect your business.
- Communicate the changes to your people.
By keeping your people updated with employment legislation changes, you’re not just meeting your good faith obligations, you’re supporting greater employee engagement and demonstrating you care for your people.
At the Hello Monday we understand the importance of staying current with New Zealand employment legislation changes. Our team of HR experts provide our clients with sound HR and employment advice for their businesses, along with tailored HR solutions to help your business with navigating the complexities of employment legislation changes for your business and industry.