BusinessNZ says equal pay must not be 'token'

Suze Metherell
Tue, 20 Oct 2015

By Suze Metherell Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The government's planned working group to deal with claims of unfair pay based on gender, must reflect "economic reality" rather than a "token approach to women's employment" says lobby group Business New Zealand. A joint employer and union working group, announced today by State Services Minister Paula Bennett and Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse, will develop a set of principles under the Equal Pay Act that can be observed by the Employment Court to implement pay equity...

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