Employment & Legal Guides

Public Holiday Entitlements

Posted on 14/04/2022
Employment flowchart for working out employee entitlements on public holidays.

Contract Milking For Success Guide

Posted on 17/03/2022
Contract Milking for Success guide, includes webinar, take home message and the webinar FAQ's

Guaranteed Minimum Return Factsheet

Posted on 15/03/2022
A Fact Sheet explaining Guaranteed Minimum Return (GMR) in the Federated Farmers Contract Milking Agreement

Employer Handbook

Posted on 26/04/2022
The Employer Handbook is a guide to assist you when employing someone on the Individual Employment Agreement.

Abandonment of Employment

Posted on 18/01/2022
Employment flowchart for the process on abandonment of employment.

Healthy Homes

Posted on 18/01/2022
From 1 July 2021, all private landlords (including employers providing service tenancies) must ensure that their rental properties comply with the Standards within 90 days of any new or renewed tenancy. Download the Fact Sheet for more information.

Adverse Weather Event Fact Sheet

Posted on 9/06/2021
The full effects of the recent flooding are yet to be seen, and this fact sheet sets out some of the general themes to be aware of in the short- to medium-term.

Waitangi Day 2021

Posted on 5/02/2021
FEDSNEWS article: the seven items you need to know about rights for employees and obligations for employers

Disciplinary Investigation Process

Posted on 16/12/2020
Employment Flowchart for the disciplinary investigation process.

90 Day Trial Periods

Posted on 31/08/2020
Factsheet regarding 90 Day Trial Periods