When is it serious enough to consider suspension?
When a serious employment problem arises, you may feel that the matter is serious enough to warrant the suspension of the employee while you conduct your investigation.
Who do I pay if the I close for the holiday weekend?
This is a common question when there is a block of more than one public holiday.
Why talk about mental health at work?
Words of warning
If an employer wishes to rely on a series of warnings to justify a dismissal, each of those warnings must be justifiable.
Worried someone is thinking of suicide?
Are you worried someone is thinking about suicide? Advice for families, whanau and friends who are worried about the suicide risk of someone close to them.
Written reference template (docx)
While acting as a verbal referee is more common, from time to time employers may be asked to provide a written reference letter.