If the total number of hours worked on the weekend is more than 14, you are entitled to the following Monday as a paid day off. In order to facilitate staffing, this day can be postponed to Tuesday after the weekend, by appointment. The usual working hours are 80 per fourteen days and no more than 8 hours per day. Except that, by mutual agreement, employers and employees can work up to 10 hours a day. Such an agreement must be recorded in writing and involve prior consultation with APEX. In addition to developing our private equity requirements, we need to renew our APHT-MA-AAs, which expire on October 31 of this year, and we are preparing to negotiate a new agreement. “Great progress was made on the way to an agreement, until the DHBs abruptly reversed course in June and withdrew all the agreements they had reached up to that time and negotiations resumed in depth. Unfortunately, the negotiations have not gone well since then. A worker is entitled to 2 consecutive 2 days off for 14 days or, by mutual agreement, 3 consecutive days off (including one weekend) and another day off for the 14 days. If you are firmly convinced that there is no valid reason for you to come to work that day and that your employer can maintain essential services without you, you can in advance send an email to your employer with your reasons and cc in email@example.com. Nearly 1,100 medical imaging technicians (MIT) employed by DHB throughout New Zealand will strike on Monday, September 30 at 0700 hours for 24 hours and will vote on Wednesday 2 October on a second 24-hour strike, after nine months of negotiations on the labour agreements. Medical radiation technicians should know: Click here to go to Allied Public Health Technical and Scientific Bargaining. From an employment perspective, parental leave is unpaid leave (not sick leave). However, they are entitled to payments during parental leave under the legislation (Parental Leave and Work Protection Act 1987).