Increase in minimum wage rates on Friday, 1 April 2022
As a business owner or manager, you need to be ready for the increase in minimum wage rates on Friday, 1 April 2022.
If you have not yet talked to your accountant, payroll provider or your finance/HR teams, now is the time. It’s also an opportunity to check your employment records, processes and systems.
The details of the changes are:
- The adult minimum wage will increase from $20.00 to $21.20 per hour.
- The minimum wage for starting-out and training will go up from $16.00 to $16.96 per hour.
- All rates are before tax and any lawful deductions for example PAYE tax, student loan repayment, child support
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- Employers warned against charging workers employment premiums
- Dealing with bullying in the workplace
- Getting extra resources during the summer rush
- Staying cyber safe this Cyber Smart Week
- Treating older employees fairly and without discrimination
- $50,000 penalty for exploiting migrant worker