Exposure draft – Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill

The Government announced in November 2016 that it will update the Equal Pay Act 1972 and amend the Employment Relations Act 2000 to provide a process and principles to guide employers and employees in making, assessing and resolving pay equity claims in bargaining.

This decision was made in response to the recommendations of the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity Principles.

 

Draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) seeks written submissions on the Draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill by 5pm on Thursday, 11 May 2017.

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