Being open for business over Christmas and New Year holidays can create summer payroll dilemmas
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DEAR AUNT MASIE
I’m working for the first time for a practice that stays open over the Christmas and New Year public holidays. Luckily, they don’t fall on a Saturday or Sunday this year, but I’m still a little confused over the pay and leave rules, and am hoping you can help me with the following questions?
Payroll perplexed, Summer playground, South Island