Employment Laws in New Zealand

There are legislation in place in Aotearoa that support both employer and employee. The information these legislation’s bring aim to support positive relationships between employers and employees, and to promote safe, fair and harmonious workplaces.

If you have a problem that you’re unable to solve together, Employment Mediation Services can arrange a mediation to help you to sort it out.

If you are not able to sort out the problem through mediation, Employment Mediation Services will refer you to either the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) or the Employment Court run by the Ministry of Justice.

Other useful acts and employment information sites are:

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