Part 6AA Flexible working

Part 6AA: inserted, on 1 July 2008, by section 5 of the Employment Relations (Flexible Working Arrangements) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 105).

69AA Object of this Part

The object of this Part is to—

(a)

provide employees with a statutory right to request a variation of their working arrangements; and

(b)

require an employer to deal with a request as soon as possible but not later than 1 month after receiving it; and

(c)

provide that an employer may refuse a request only if it cannot be accommodated on certain grounds; and

(d)

if an employer does not deal with a request in accordance with the process specified in this Part, provide for reference of the matter to a Labour Inspector, then to mediation, and then to the Authority.

Section 69AA: inserted, on 1 July 2008, by section 5 of the Employment Relations (Flexible Working Arrangements) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 105).

Section 69AA(a): replaced, on 6 March 2015, by section 22(1) of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 61).

Section 69AA(b): amended, on 6 March 2015, by section 22(2) of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 61).