Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Amendment Act 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlements Amendment Act 2020

Public Act
 
2020 No 50
Date of assent
 
6 August 2020
Commencement
 
see section 2

Contents

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)
12New 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
13Section 10 amended (Weekend and night penal rates)
14Section 11 amended (Previous agreements that require allowances for service or qualifications unenforceable)
15Section 12 amended (Employers must ensure care and support workers are able to gain qualifications)
16Section 14 amended (Care and support worker may recover unpaid or underpaid wages)
17Section 16 amended (This Act overrides terms and conditions of employment agreements)
18Section 17 amended (Employer and care and support worker may negotiate more favourable terms and conditions)
19Section 18 amended (Funding amounts increased)
20Section 19 amended (Records to support additional funding)
21Schedule 1 amended
22Schedule 2 amended
23Amendments to Employment Relations Act 2000
24Amendment to Equal Pay Amendment Act 2020
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: