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Changes ahead with Employment Legislation

Wed Nov. 1st 2017

As outlined in the coalition agreement between Labour and New Zealand First on 24 October, the Minimum Wage will be increased from $15.75 to $16.50 an hour in April 2018.

It will then be increased each year until 2020 when it will be $20 per hour. If you have been paying slightly above the minimum wage you need to consider how you will manage employee expectations as they may expect to receive a similar increase.

Get in touch with our team if you need advice.


When I was promoted from a Sales Consultant to Sales Manager Thelma’s assistance was invaluable. There was a tremendous amount to learn about managing staff and ensuring I was procedurally correct in everything I did. Thelma was only a phone call away to talk things through, she would check documentation for me and her services were provided quickly, efficiently and in such a positive way.
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