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. […]

Minimum Wage Increases 01 April 2011

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 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. […]

Minimum Wage Rates

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 […]