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Employment Agreement Updates

Published 24 Jul 2022

Our recommended Employment Agreement templates have been updated last month (June 2022).

Following another year of rapid adaption and change for anyone in business, it has never been more challenging and important to follow the ever-changing and new scenarios presented with the business climate and requirements presented by a Government pivoting to adapt.

Our Employment Agreements have changed accordingly. Not only to new legislation, but also to our recommend 'best practice', based on precedent cases and new legislation.

We strongly recommend you read and consider the changes keeping in mind the applicability to your business scenarios and practices.

The changes consist of;
  • Government subsidy application approval;
  • Protected Disclosure Act 2022;
  • Failure to work notice period;
  • Deduction clauses;
  • Jury Service;
  • Public Holidays;
  • Continuous Employment definition;
  • Work rain-offs;
  • Working Easter Sunday;
  • Staff media/image approval;

All our Employment Agreement templates including the Employee Handbook have been updated.

Our template agreements in the Employers Toolbox have already been updated accordingly, our Word Templates and Employment Contracts Creator software have also been updated and we recommend considering updating those respectively.