In the midst of the lockdown currently being enforced by the Government as NZ responds to the COVID-19 virus, it is important that employers understand their obligations pursuant to the Employment Relations Act 2000, Holidays Act 2003 and Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“HSWA”). As the situation continues to rapidly evolve, employers should closely monitor information about coronavirus from credible sources (which are being updated as necessary) including:
The Status of Commercial Leases in the COVID-19 Pandemic - is a new article that has been written by a couple of our staff members.
As New Zealand prepares to comply with the Government’s directive to “lockdown” by midnight 25 March 2020 to control the spread of COVID-19, the team at Harmans remain available and are committed to continuing to provide you with the same high level of service with minimal disruption.
Employers obligations with COVID-19
This article is written by Mikayla Hughes.