NZ income insurance scheme

Every year, more than 100,000 New Zealanders are made redundant, laid off, or have to stop working because of a health condition or disability.

The Government, Business New Zealand and the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions are proposing a new way of better protecting workers and the economy: a New Zealand Income Insurance scheme (NZIIS)

Please take the time to read this summary of the proposals for the New Zealand Income Insurance Scheme.

You can also read the full discussion document, and provide your feedback through a short survey or full submission in our Have your say section.

Have your say | NZIIS consultation

Last updated: 15 February 2022