Minimum wage increases on 1st April 2022

Posted by: Team TvA
Date: 16 March 2022

If you are an employer or manager, you should be ready for the upcoming minimum wage increases that come into effect on Friday 1st April 2022.

The adult minimum wage is increasing from $20.00 to $21.20 per hour.

The minimum wage for starting-out & training will increase from $16.00 to $16.96 per hour.

Five points to address due to the wage increase:

  • Informing staff of increase
  • Payroll systems & processes
  • Business budgets
  • Pay relativity
  • Employment contracts

You can check the Employment New Zealand website for more details here.

Have questions?  Get in contact or give us a call on Ph: 03 578 3386 – we can help.

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