Fair pay agreements – what you can do to prepare

Fair pay agreements – what you can do to prepare
Employment minister Michael Wood with the Fair Pay Agreements Bill. (Image: Facebook)
Rebecca Rendle
Our survey of employers identified many concerns with the Fair Pay Agreements Bill, with 75% saying they weren’t in favour of it. But fair pay agreements (FPAs) are coming, like it or not, with the legislation coming into effect on Dec 1. There is no doubt that unions will be quick off the mark to initiate the first FPAs in early December.While the Act and National parties have promised to repeal the law if elected next year, avoiding engaging and waiting in hope of a post-election repeal runs the real risk of breaching good faith ob...

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