The Workplace Relations and Safety Minister has announced that the adult minimum wage will be rising to $23.15 per hour from 1 April 2024. This is an increase of 45 cents per hour from the current hourly rate of $22.70.
The Associate Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety announced today that parental leave payments will increase by 7.7 percent from 1 July 2023, to reflect the 7.7 percent rise in the average weekly earnings.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has recently released the National Survey of Employment Intentions (NSEI). This reports on changes in workforce size and composition, and workplace arrangements between March 2020 and 6 and 12 months later.