Business wants fair pay too, says Ardern

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 25 Oct 2017

By Pattrick Smellie Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Most businesses support a “fair set of employment policies” despite the opposition voiced by some business leaders to the new government’s plans to raise the minimum wage and pursue a new style of Fair Pay Agreements, Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern says. Addressing the Council of Trade Unions biennial conference in Wellington, Ardern said: “There are always those that oppose change – who are comfortable in a status quo that is delivering for fewer and fewer people”. “But I know they...

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