Extra Employment Protections for Security Officers - 1 July 2021

Changes to the Employment Relations Act, which provide security officers with additional employment protections, came into effect in on 1 July 2021.

The changes give security guards the same employment protections already held by cleaning, catering and some laundry and caretaking workers under the Act when an employer’s business is restructured.

This affect business that provide security services or have in-house security officers, if they decide to make changes in the way they contract or employ security officers.

For more information visit Restructuring when a business is sold or transferred