Regarding employment issues & IRD information

Find out more from Government about the economic repercussions of the pandemic here.

Refer to Employment NZ here for guidance for the workplace and business support (including the leave payment scheme)

22 March 2020 - The Association have issued an FAQ sheet regarding COVID-19 wage subsidies and leave payment for homebased educators, we hope you find it useful and please feel free to share. We will update this section should we receive any further information from the Ministries or the Government.

28 March 2020 - Early learning relief teacher applications for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy scheme

30 March 2020 - Read the latest MoE bulletin here, with information on COVID-19 and employment relationships

20 April 2020 - Read about employment information on what employers and employees can expect from each other during level 3 here.. 

21 April 2020 - Read some FAQs from the Ministry regarding childcare payment for essential worker childcare providers

29 April 2020 - There is a potential issue for home-based childcare providers who receive the wage subsidy and who also normally use the standard costs in Determination DET 09/02. Please read some tax information for HBECE Educators here..

16 December 2020 - The Government has proposed a package to support businesses and individuals in the event of Alert Level escalations due to resurgences of COVID-19 in the community. The attached PDF provides you with more information.

21 December 2020 - Click here for the latest monthly newsletter from Inland Revenue which provides an update on their transformation journey. You may also like to subscribe to receive the updates directly