Holidays Act Hub

Resources and information on the upcoming product enhancements that will help provide you with more control and visibility when managing leave entitlements

The New Zealand Holidays Act 2003 is the fundamental piece of legislation outlining leave entitlements for employees.  It is acknowledged that  the Act  is a complex piece of legislation and  issues of  implementation  have  posed challenges for a range of public and private sector organisations. 

As part of MYOB’s ongoing software review process, we regularly assess our product capabilities to ensure we are evolving our product suite to meet our  customers’  needs, as well as seeking to help them satisfy current compliance obligations. 

We have identified issues with  some of MYOB’s New Zealand payroll products which may have affected  some  calculations  made using these products.  Predominantly, these relate to the interpretation of leave rates or entitlements  for some employees who have varied hours and pay  and the treatment of changes to work and leave patterns.

As each business is different, customers will need to assess whether the issues apply to them and the steps required to satisfy their obligations under the New Zealand Holidays Act 2003. This is likely to include reviewing their HR and payroll records, particularly in respect of employees with variable hours and pay or whose work or leave patterns have changed over time.

 We have a dedicated team  of MYOB payroll software specialists  available to assist our customers  to assess whether they may have been impacted by this issue. 

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