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.
November 2012 Homepages now online
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The November Newsletter includes articles on the NZHHA Conference in 2013, the ACC Service Review, Paying Family Carers, the Home and Community Support Sector Standard, ongoing work on the Caring Counts report, a profile on Trish Neal who has recently stepped down after six years as President, as well as notices, a membership profile and other information.
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