At work

The information presented here provides strategies for help in protecting your workplace from spreading COVID-19. Only essential services and support are operating, but advice remains the same.

Tip 1: The information includes tips your workers can follow to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to others.

Tip 2: Information for specific groups is also provided, such as health professionals, travellers, Aged Care Providers, Border security, airline crews, hospitality staff for when the alert level is reduced from 4. 

Contact tracing under Alert Level 2

Hear from Rob Fyfe from the Government’s Operations Command Centre, and the EMA’s Health and Safety and Employment Manager Paul Jarvie, to hear more about the importance of contact tracing for your staff, suppliers, and customers during COVID-19 and beyond.

Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges

In this video, hear from Hon Simon Bridges as he discusses National’s plan for getting New Zealand working again by lifting the restrictions that are flattening the economy. Simon takes you through what else National would do to help businesses through the aftermath of the pandemic, including GST cash refunds, further lifting the threshold to expense new cashflow, and extending wage subsidies.

Health & Safety Approach to Level 2

In this video, we hear from the EMA’s Paul Jarvie, Manager Employment Relations and Safety, Head of Legal Matthew Dearing, and Group General Manager of HR for Briscoes Group, Aston Moss. They’ll take you through what Alert Level 2 looks like from a health and safety and legal point of view, as well as share challenges and learnings from Alert Level 3 so you can be best prepared.

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ATEED and Regional Business Partner Network

Health & Safety Approach to Level 3s

Focussing on the Health and Safety of getting back to work at Alert Level 3, we are joined by experts from Worksafe, the EMA and BusinessNZ as they address key considerations for business in general as the nation moves from essential economic activity to safe economic activity.

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ATEED and Regional Business Partner Network

Manufacturing guidelines for moving to Level 3

EMA Chief Executive Brett O’Riley and Dieter Adam, also Executive Director of The Manufacturers’ Network, and Employment Relations and Safety Manager Paul Jarvie, as well as a senior executive of Worksafe’s, in the wake of this afternoon’s announcement to find out more about how this will practically work.

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ATEED and Regional Business Partner Network

What Alert Level 3 might look like - an update with Brett O'Riley

Brett O’Riley shares an update on what a transition to Alert Level 3 might look like and answers members questions around how different industries might tackle this change.  Member Questions are focussed on how different categories of workers might be impacted given their current status.

Other resources

EMA Learning

Managing Organisations for Continuous Improvement

If you run an organisation, manage processes or lead a process-driven team, this is for you. The course will give you the tools and techniques you need to improve productivity and efficiency throughout your organisation. Lean thinking will make a measurable difference to your business.

For more information and dates, head to the EMA course page.

EMA Services

Employment Relations Consultancy

The EMA has a team of experienced ER/HR consultants for exactly that purpose. Sometimes an extra pair of hands to help you with complex or challenging situations is necessary.