Increase to Minimum Wage $$
Mar 05, 2021
The Government has confirmed that the adult minimum wage will increase, from $18.90 to $20.00 per hour on 1 April 2021.
The starting-out and training minimum wage rates will also increase on 1 April 2021, from $15.12 to $16.00 per hour.
As an employer, you need to ensure your payroll systems and processes are updated.
All employers and employees should also take note of the minimum wage changes, as it sets a new relative benchmark for pay negotiations.
If you are not getting paid the new minimum wage after 1st April 2021 get in touch with Employment New Zealand here