Article from March 2017 edition of Hospitality Business Magazine written by Dylan Firth, Advocacy and Policy Manager for Hospitality New Zealand
A new specialised employment agreement is now available to AccommodationNZ members who employ staff with work for accommodation arrangements.
Daylight savings ends on Sunday 2 April 2017. This means clocks are put back one hour, so that 3.00am becomes 2.00am.
From 1 April 2017 the cancellation and zero hour contracts provisions (amongst others), for all Individual Employment Agreements entered into pre 1 April 2016, come into effect.
Auckland Council have advised that their Licensing staff will be out and about over Easter Weekend and ANZAC Day checking on compliance on the restricted days.
Following feedback from members who had indicated that they would appreciate a Tsunami action sign to display in rooms, the Ministry have kindly produced a new Tsunami action sign to display in rooms, not dissimilar to the 'Fire Action Signs' currently on display your rooms.
The accommodation sector is ready and willing to do its fair share in attracting more visitors to Auckland. So let’s look at the facts.