Pandemic Leave and Isolation Information
As Covid-19 is spreading through the community, this is having an impact on businesses as we expect that there will be more employees needing to isolate for specific periods of time. The purpose of this document is to inform employers and employees of the appropriate support available if employees contract Covid-19, come into close contact, or are unable to work for other reasons related to Covid-19.
Covid-19 Policy - Vaccine Requirement
This policy has been created for companies that are committed to supporting initiatives that will reduce the potential impact of Covid-19 on Employees, Customers, Suppliers, and the Community. This policy has been created for those that require vaccinations within the workplace and assumes a risk assessment has been carried out in order to justify vaccinations within the workplace.
Covid-19 Policy - No Vaccine Requirement
This policy has been created for companies that are committed to supporting initiatives that will reduce the potential impact of Covid-19 on Employees, Customers, Suppliers, and the Community. This policy has been created for those that do not require vaccinations within the workplace.
Short-Term Absence Payment (STAP) Letter
This email correspondence is to be used when your employee is sick and cannot work from home whilst waiting for a negative COVID-19 test.
Navigating Vaccine Requirements Within the Workplace
This document focuses on those employees that are not covered by the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 and those businesses that aren’t explicitly listed under the new COVID-19 Protection Framework.
Privacy Consent for Wage subsidy
This letter can be used to notify employees about their personal information being collected as part of the COVID-19 wage subsidy application. The Privacy Act requires employers to notify employees if they are sharing any personal details.
Covid-19 Protection Framework
The Government has announced the next stage of the COVID-19 response plan to provide a pathway out of lockdown and give vaccinated New Zealanders more freedom.
Print this protection framework out and put it up around the work office.
Email Correspondence - Mandated Sectors
This email correspondence can be used to notify employees within the mandated sectors what the new vaccination requirements mean, the key dates, and the obligation to provide evidence of their vaccination status.
Mandatory Vaccination - Meeting Invitation Letter
Employers operating in the government's mandated sectors will need to meet with employees that refuse the vaccination or refuse to confirm their vaccination status. This invitation letter sets out the requirements and potential outcome if employees refuse to receive the Pfizer by the key dates.
Termination Letter - COVID-19 (Vaccination Refusal)
After meeting with the employee and carefully considering their response you have decided that you are going to terminate their employment. You should notify the employee of your final decision and follow it in writing with this letter.
Covid-19 Vaccination Status Form
This form enables you to find out the vaccination status of your employees if you have a genuine reason for doing so.
Spend less time developing documentation and more time on your people. Simply populate this template with your company name and logo.
Compliant with New Zealand standards and developed by experts, this template ensures best people practice for your organisation.
Feel confident that your organisation is doing things the right way. Get your documentation right from the outset.
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