Fair Pay Agreements

Have your say until 19 May 2022 on the Fair Pay Agreements Bill and parliamentary paper. This bill affects employers and employees alike and could have implications for you.

The Fair Pay Agreement system will bring together employers and unions within a sector to bargain for minimum terms and conditions for all employees in that industry or occupation.

For further information, see Fair Pay Agreements – MBIE (external link)

New Zealanders have an opportunity to make submissions to comment on the Bill during the Select Committee process until 19 May, and can be made at the Parliament website.

Fair Pay Agreements Bill – New Zealand Parliament (external link)

The Fair Pay Agreement system is expected to commence shortly after the Bill has passed, anticipated to be at the end of 2022.

Article last updated on 13 May 2022.