| 08 June 2021

Fair Pay Agreements are coming to New Zealand in 2022: what will change for employers?

The New Zealand Government has announced it is proceeding with a new Fair Pay Agreement system with implementation in 2022.

Fair Pay Agreements (FPAs) aim to create industry-wide pay deals setting minimum standards for all employees and employers within that industry. FPAs would be bargained between unions and employer groups. 

The article will discuss: 

  1. What does the new FPA system look like?

  2. Government support to bargaining parties

  3. Difference between Collective Agreements and FPAs

  4. Contractors under the new FPA system

Click here to read. 


By Scott Worthy (Senior Associate) and Melissa Hu-Davidson (Solicitor)