The pundits were right. The Minister of Finance, the Hon Steven Joyce, presented his first Budget on Thursday 25 May and it was definitely a ‘steady as she goes affair’ with few surprises. >
On 29 March 2022, the 'Fair Pay Agreements (FPA) Bill' (Bill), was introduced into Parliament. The Bill is currently open for submissions until 19 May 2022 and is expected to pass into law by the end of this year. If enacted, the Bill will mark a significant shift in the way employees' terms of employment are negotiated.