Another story regarding a North Shore Food Court that underpaid their staff to the tune of $164,000. They failed to pay staff for all hours worked and for leave etc. MBEI have stated ‘ignorance of NZ employment legislation is no excuse’ and ever employer must ensure staff are paid correctly, this is another perfect reason […]
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. […]
The Government has just announced a $0.50 increase to the minimum wage from April 1st (this will apply to the first pay physically paid in April). The increase takes the rate from $13.75 to $14.25.
The Minister of Labour has annouced increases to the minimum wage rates. From 01 April the adult minimum will increase to $13.00 per hour. The new entrants and the training rate increases to $10.40 per hour. For more info go to the Depatment of labour website : http://www.ers.dol.govt.nz/
Minimum Wage Increase Minimum Wage – From 1st April 2009 There are three groups to calculate minimum wages for. These are the ‘Adult Minimum Wage’, ‘New Entrant’s Minimum Wage’ and ‘Training Minimum Wage’. Adult Minimum Wage This applies to all workers who are 16 years old and over who are not new entrants or trainees. […]
The minimum wage increases from $12.00 per hour to $12.50 per hour from April 1st, 2009 and the minimum training and new entrants rate increases form $9.60 per hour to $10.00 per hour. The new entrants rate applies to those who are 16 and 17 years old. It applies until such time as the employee […]