OTHER TYPES OF EMPLOYEE LEAVE was run on the  Dec 5th, 2021 and this OnDemand recording provides the full 2 hours of stream along with resource materials.

Employees in New Zealand get access to a wide range of leave options some as a right by law and some by agreement. For payroll it is important to understand the difference between the two and what is the criteria to get them and what is paid or not paid when taken along with any common issues for payroll with these leave types.


Leave provided by law:

  • Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987
  •      Criteria for applying for parental leave
  •      Different types of parental leave
  •      Calculating payment for “Keeping in touch days”.
  •      Impact of parental leave on annual holidays and other leave types
  •      Forms letters and resources available for the employee and employer
  • Jury and witness leave
  • Education Leave under the ERA
  • Volunteers Employment Protection Act
  • Civil Defence Emergency Management Act

Leave provided by agreement:

  • Additional leave based on what is entitled by law
  •      Annual holidays, sick, bereavement and family violence leave
  •      How this should be applied in payroll
  •      At what rate should it be paid
  •      How it needs to be worded and stated in the employee employment agreement
  • Creating a purchase leave scheme
  •       Creating and applying a purchase leave scheme
  •       Factors to consider when deciding to implement
  •       Tax treatment
  • Shift Leave
  • Birthday leave
  • Study leave
  • Domestic leave & Special leave
  • Long service Leave
  • Discretionary leave
  • Time off in lieu,
  • Stress leave

Participants will be provided with a comprehensive set of notes.

OnDemand cost:

  • NZPPA member: $95 + GST
  • NZPPA non-member: $115 + GST
Member Price: NZ$95.00 + GST
Non-member Price: NZ$115.00 + GST

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