Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Amendment Bill

Hon Dr David Clark

Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Amendment Bill

Government Bill

137—2

Contents

Commentary
Key
1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Title of principal Act changed
5Section 3 amended (Purpose)
6Section 4 amended (Overview)
7Section 5 amended (Interpretation)
8Part 2 heading amended
9Cross-heading above section 8 amended
10Section 8 amended (Existing claims extinguished and potential claims barred)
11Section 9 amended (Minimum hourly wage rates)
11ANew section 9A inserted (Minimum hourly wage rates for mental health and addiction support services provided to individual clients)
9AMinimum hourly wage rates for mental health and addiction support services provided to individual clients
12Section 10 amended (Weekend and night penal rates)
13Section 11 amended (Previous agreements that require allowances for service or qualifications unenforceable)
14Section 12 amended (Employers must ensure care and support workers are able to gain qualifications)
15Section 14 amended (Care and support worker may recover unpaid or underpaid wages)
16Section 16 amended (This Act overrides terms and conditions of employment agreements)
17Section 17 amended (Employer and care and support worker may negotiate more favourable terms and conditions)
18Section 18 amended (Funding amounts increased)
19Section 19 amended (Records to support additional funding)
20Schedule 1 amended
21Schedule 2 amended
22Amendments to Employment Relations Act 2000
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: