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Keep up to date with news from across Employment New Zealand.

29 February 2016

Minimum wage to rise to $15.25

The Government announced today the adult minimum wage will go up by 50 cents to $15.25 an hour on 1 April 2016.

22 December 2015

Queenstown restaurant penalised for failure to keep records

Yong’s Food Company Ltd operating Hikari Japanese Restaurant in Queenstown was ordered to pay $6,000 in penalties for failure to keep employment records required by law after an investigation.