Employment alert

Monday, May 6, 2019

This is a friendly reminder that today, 6 May 2019, significant changes to the Employment Relations Act have come into force.

Details of these changes are summarised here.

It is important that employers are complying with these changes. We recommend employers check their current practices, procedures and policies to ensure compliance.

Employers should also note that the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment has released an active choice form for new employees to indicate if they intend to join a union. Click here for the guidance document.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our employment team. 


Disclaimer: the content of this article is general in nature and not intended as a substitute for specific professional advice on any matter and should not be relied upon for that purpose.​

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