All staff now need signed written employment agreements

The Department of Labour is reminding employers that the law now requires them to keep signed written employment agreements for all their staff. Since 1 July all employers are required to keep signed copies of employment agreements or current terms and conditions for all employees, or they may face a penalty. “Employment agreements are required for all employees no matter when they started work,” says Annie Newman, the Department’s Acting Chief Adviser of Employment Relations. “This affects all employees including those [...]

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