Court Ruling over Equal Pay will affect many Industries

The financial impact of higher staff wages in aged-care homes could force some operations to close, a sector group says. New Zealand Aged Care Association chief executive Martin Taylor said the association was mulling a Court of Appeal decision based on whether women should be paid the same as similarly skilled men in different industries. […]

Changes to Labour Laws

Employment law changes fiercely opposed by unions and the Labour Party are about to be passed by parliament. The Employment Relations Amendment Bill completed its committee stage on Tuesday night and is expected to pass its final third reading stage on Wednesday. The government had to put it on hold before the election because it […]