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:
What does the new FPA system look like?
Government support to bargaining parties
Difference between Collective Agreements and FPAs
By Scott Worthy (Senior Associate) and Melissa Hu-Davidson (Solicitor)