As an employer, you have an obligation under the Immigration Act 2009 to check if a potential employee has the legal right to work for you in New Zealand.
Deciding whether an individual who carries out a task for money does so as an employee or in some other capacity is fundamental to the application of employment law.
All employees must be paid at least the minimum wage for every hour that they work.
Check out this short video from Destination TV, Luke Stewart explains what employers need to know. Call us on 07 578 2199 for legal advice from Holland Beckett, Tauranga lawyers.