Employing in New Zealand
Employers looking into expanding in New Zealand requires a strong grasp of the country’s employment laws, benefits, payroll, and taxes. Below are the basics to assist you when onboarding talents from New Zealand.
In New Zealand, it is required for you to provide your employee with a copy of their individual employment agreement. However, employment contracts can be written or oral whichever parties recognize as their agreement. English, being the dominant language in the country, is often used for these contracts.
The probationary period for employees starts at a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 3 months.