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Showdown at ILO a fizzer?

Jem Traylen
Mon, 13 Jun 2022

Showdown at ILO a fizzer?
The UN's ILO says government and business need to talk over fair pay agreements. (Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
Mon, 13 Jun 2022
Head of Business New Zealand Kirk Hope says he's “pleased with the outcome” despite failing to secure the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) condemnation of the government’s fair pay agreements (FPA) bill.Hope says the conclusion recognised the government has an opportunity to ensure the bill complies with international law, but workplace relations minister Michael Wood says the ILO has already decided that it does comply, “setting the record straight once and for all”.Business NZ had complained to...

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