COVID-19 answers to your questions: Employment New Zealand

In case you or colleagues at Hire Industry Association NZ haven’t seen our newsletter yet, here is a link to read the latest Employment New Zealand newsletter, which covers other topics including:

  • As an employer, can I pay staff less than their normal wages during COVID-19?
  • I have a question about applying for the Wage Subsidy, where can I go to get information?
  • Can I make my employees take annual leave or sick leave to help complement their wages?
  • Can I ask my workers to pay for their own masks during COVID-19?
  • Can I require that my workers get vaccinated for COVID-19?

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