Lolly scramble: Political party policies that affect your wages and leave

 

The Labour party want to:

  • Raise the minimum wage from $15.75 per hour to $16.50 per hour and abolish the youth wage which is currently $12.60 per hour
  • Pay all core public service workers the Living Wage which is $20.20 per hour

The Green Party want to:

  • Raise the minimum wage from $15.75 per hour  to $17.75 per hour and abolish the youth wage which is currently $12.60 per hour
  • Double the sick leave entitlement per year to 10 days

NZ First want to:

  • Raise the minimum wage from $15.75 per hour to $17.00 per hour.
  • Abolish the youth wage which is currently $12.60 per hour

United Future want to:

  • Extend paid parental leave from 18 weeks to 56 weeks and allow 14 weeks to be transferred to a partner

 


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