This update includes information about changes to the minimum wage and liquor laws.
The minimum wage rates are reviewed every year. As of 1 April 2013 the adult minimum wage rates (before tax) that apply for employees aged 16 or over are:
Attached is the NARGON Draft Submission for the proposal to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products in New Zealand.
NARGON primarlily agrees with the BusinessNZ Submission (Also attached) aswell as pointed out the effects for retailers should this proceed.
BusinessNZ have prepared a submission which NARGON are looking to support with further comments based on members feedback.
Main issue for stores when either of the above holidays fall on a Saturday or Sunday:
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