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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern indicates COVID-19 won't prevent a minimum wage hike next year
29th Mar 21, 5:23pm
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern indicates COVID-19 won't prevent a minimum wage hike next year
To beat Covid-19, European New Zealanders need to stop taking for granted essential services provided by crowded migrant communities who reside, out of sight and out of mind, south of the Auckland Isthmus, between the Tamaki River & Manukau Harbour
1st Mar 21, 9:04am
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To beat Covid-19, European New Zealanders need to stop taking for granted essential services provided by crowded migrant communities who reside, out of sight and out of mind, south of the Auckland Isthmus, between the Tamaki River & Manukau Harbour
Minimum wage to increase by 5.8% to $20 an hour in April, as per Labour's pre-Covid commitment
17th Dec 20, 5:00am
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Minimum wage to increase by 5.8% to $20 an hour in April, as per Labour's pre-Covid commitment
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Labour and Employment - Minimum Wage
25th Jul 20, 5:56am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Labour and Employment - Minimum Wage
Green Party's wealth tax sees Jacinda Ardern distance herself from the policy and National lump Labour in with the Greens
29th Jun 20, 7:21pm
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Green Party's wealth tax sees Jacinda Ardern distance herself from the policy and National lump Labour in with the Greens
Greens propose introducing universal payment of at least $325/week for those who don't work full-time, a wealth tax, two new top income tax brackets and ACC reform
28th Jun 20, 1:47pm
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Greens propose introducing universal payment of at least $325/week for those who don't work full-time, a wealth tax, two new top income tax brackets and ACC reform
BNZ economists expect the economy to contract in the first two quarters of the year; ANZ economists call for a minimum wage freeze and for the Government to increase its debt limit by $60 billion
9th Mar 20, 3:09pm
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BNZ economists expect the economy to contract in the first two quarters of the year; ANZ economists call for a minimum wage freeze and for the Government to increase its debt limit by $60 billion
Govt announces min. wage increase of $1.20 an hour to take effect on April 1; Indicates further $1.20 and $1.10 hikes in 2020 and 2021; Bridges says National would increase the min. wage by 50c a year
19th Dec 18, 12:03pm
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Govt announces min. wage increase of $1.20 an hour to take effect on April 1; Indicates further $1.20 and $1.10 hikes in 2020 and 2021; Bridges says National would increase the min. wage by 50c a year
From payday reporting to a new minimum wage and rules around parental leave, here’s a summary of what’s new and what’s changed for small businesses and the self-employed
19th Apr 18, 10:59am
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From payday reporting to a new minimum wage and rules around parental leave, here’s a summary of what’s new and what’s changed for small businesses and the self-employed
One for the commenters... PhD student Kade Sorensen uses 10 interest.co.nz comments to jump into the debate on a fuel tax, B&T sales data, the minimum wage, interest rates and more
13th Apr 18, 9:59am
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One for the commenters... PhD student Kade Sorensen uses 10 interest.co.nz comments to jump into the debate on a fuel tax, B&T sales data, the minimum wage, interest rates and more
Government completes its 100 Day Plan; Here is what it has done
1st Feb 18, 2:46pm
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Government completes its 100 Day Plan; Here is what it has done
Gareth Kiernan looks at what the New Year will bring for migration, education, foreign house buyers, KiwiBuild, the RBNZ, the minimum wage, and infrastructure
24th Jan 18, 3:54pm
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Gareth Kiernan looks at what the New Year will bring for migration, education, foreign house buyers, KiwiBuild, the RBNZ, the minimum wage, and infrastructure
Terry Baucher argues governments of both hues could be more honest about their use of fiscal drag & suggests income tax thresholds could be automatically adjusted for inflation each year
28th Nov 17, 2:59pm
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Terry Baucher argues governments of both hues could be more honest about their use of fiscal drag & suggests income tax thresholds could be automatically adjusted for inflation each year
The RBNZ outlines its key assumptions on 4 key areas of the new government's policies including housing, migration, minimum wage increases and spending
9th Nov 17, 11:13am
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The RBNZ outlines its key assumptions on 4 key areas of the new government's policies including housing, migration, minimum wage increases and spending
Brian Fallow takes a look at what policies Winston Peters might want enacted in return for propping up a National or Labour led government, - and what they may cost
23rd Aug 17, 8:24am
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Brian Fallow takes a look at what policies Winston Peters might want enacted in return for propping up a National or Labour led government, - and what they may cost
NZ First's Winston Peters eyes minimum wage increase to $20 an hour from $15.75 over three years
18th Aug 17, 3:20pm
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NZ First's Winston Peters eyes minimum wage increase to $20 an hour from $15.75 over three years
Labour promises minimum wage boost, aims to link it to two-thirds of average wage; Reveals employment relations proposals; Little says working people’s slice of the economy has shrunk under National
29th Jun 17, 12:55pm
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Labour promises minimum wage boost, aims to link it to two-thirds of average wage; Reveals employment relations proposals; Little says working people’s slice of the economy has shrunk under National
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Labour and Employment - Minimum Wage
27th May 17, 9:21am
by Julia Wiener
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Labour and Employment - Minimum Wage
Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 links on the economics of automation
3rd Mar 17, 10:08am
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Matt Nolan presents his Top 10 links on the economics of automation
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 economic principles to keep in mind
25th Nov 16, 10:02am
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Matt Nolan on the Top 10 economic principles to keep in mind
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
29th Jul 16, 10:02am
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Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the living wage movement and pushes to increase the minimum wage to the living wage can easily do more harm than good
4th Apr 16, 9:40am
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NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says the living wage movement and pushes to increase the minimum wage to the living wage can easily do more harm than good
Bernard Hickey looks at the initial signs the Living Wage campaign is working to help companies and the economy alike
12th Oct 14, 8:00am
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Bernard Hickey looks at the initial signs the Living Wage campaign is working to help companies and the economy alike
Matt Nolan sifts through three political parties' policies to try and help him decide who to vote for
12th Sep 14, 10:00am
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Matt Nolan sifts through three political parties' policies to try and help him decide who to vote for
Mieke Welvaert shows that families who receive social assistance get little from a rise in the minimum wage, would probably lose jobs, and get pushed further towards the bottom
13th Aug 14, 10:26am
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Mieke Welvaert shows that families who receive social assistance get little from a rise in the minimum wage, would probably lose jobs, and get pushed further towards the bottom