Managing payroll for your salaried employees is usually a straightforward process, but the situation starts to get more complex when employees are paid an hourly wage. Some industries such as trades and agriculture aren’t as complicated because their employees tend to work more standard hours. However, in industries like hospitality, horticulture and tourism, leave calculations can get tricky as employees often work variable hours with no set pattern.
The following guide will clarify key payroll issues for hourly employees in New Zealand. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about:
How to calculate leave for variable hour employees
Streamlining leave entitlements with time tracking
Domestic Violence, Bereavement, Alternative, Public Holidays, Sick (DBAPS) leave entitlements for your waged employees
General tips to help manage your team
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