Duties of employer

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

69AAE Employer must notify decision as soon as possible


An employer must deal with a request as soon as possible, but not later than 1 month after receiving it, and must notify the employee in writing of whether his or her request has been approved or refused.


If the employer refuses an employee’s request, the notification given under subsection (1) must—


state that the request is refused because of a ground specified in section 69AAF(2) or (3); and


state the ground for refusal; and


explain the reasons for that ground.

Section 69AAE: replaced, on 6 March 2015, by section 27 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 61).