Can my employer force me to take annual leave?

Coming up to the Christmas holidays, here’s a post helping with some often asked questions around employment law and annual leave – how does annual leave work anyway?

Can My Employer Force Me To Take Annual Leave?

You may be surprised to know that in some cases your employer can direct you to take some of your annual leave.

That may seem outrageous to you. Isn’t your leave hard-earned and yours to take whenever you wish?

Before you get too upset, you should know there are a couple of conditions that your employer must meet before they have the right to do this. You can’t be forced to take leave without a chance to discuss it first and without a fair amount of notice. [read more]

Find out more with NZ barrister and employment law specialist Mark Donovan.