See HCHA's submission to the Health Select Committee on the Care and Support (Pay Equity) Settlement Bill currently before the House
Whilst we support the uplift in wages for our staff, we submitted that two key areas of the Bill needed to be amended. One was on funding and the other on training. We advised the Committee that the Government is underfunding the implementation of pay equity whilst requiring legislation to compel employers to pay. The outcome for our already underfunded sector is ruinous.
See also our press release on this issue.
Executive Committee election results
Monday, August 30, 2010
The following seven people have been elected to the Executive Committee for a two year term beginning 1 September 2010.
Kathryn Jones Andrea McLeod
Trish Neal Nicola Turner
John Wade Rod Watts
They join Leanne McLiver who remains on the Committee in her second year of office. Two of the above are new to the Committee - Kathryn Jones is a General Manager with HealthCare of New Zealand, and John Wade is Chief Executive of Iris.
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