Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Bill

  • enacted

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Bill

Government Bill

67—2

Contents

Commentary
Key
Preamble
1Title
2Commencement
2APurposes
3Interpretation
4Meaning of exceptional travel and related terms
4ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
5Act binds the Crown
6Certain claims extinguished
7Act does not affect enforcement of employment agreements requiring payment for travel before commencement of Act
8Act overrides existing terms and conditions in employment agreements requiring payment of greater amounts
9Act does not prohibit new terms and conditions in employment agreements requiring payment of greater amounts
10No HCS employee to be financially disadvantaged
11Payment of lesser amounts prohibited
6Certain claims extinguished
7Act does not affect enforcement of employment agreements requiring payment for travel before commencement of Act
8Act overrides existing terms and conditions in employment agreements requiring payment of greater amounts
9Act does not prevent new terms and conditions in employment agreements requiring payment of greater amounts
10No HCS employee to be financially disadvantaged
11Payment of lesser amounts prohibited
12Time spent in travel between clients
13Minimum amount payable for travel before 1 March 2016
13Minimum amounts payable for travel before 1 March 2016 funded by Ministry of Health or a DHB
13AMinimum amounts payable for travel before 1 March 2016 funded by ACC
14Minimum amount payable for travel on and from 1 March 2016 (other than for exceptional travel)
15Minimum amount payable for exceptional travel on and from 1 March 2016
16Costs relating to travel between clients
17Minimum amount payable towards costs (other than for exceptional travel)
18Minimum amount payable towards costs for exceptional travel
19Compliance dispute is employment relationship problem
20HCS employee may recover arrears
21Record of amounts paid, qualifying travel time, and qualifying travel distance
22HCS employer zones
23Penalty for non-compliance
24Other employers and employees unaffected
25Regulations
26Power to amend Schedule 1
27Power to amend Schedule 2
27APower to amend Schedule 3
27BAnnual review of Schedule 3
28Amendment to Minimum Wage Act 1983
29Amendments to Employment Relations Act 2000
30Amendment to Holidays Act 2003
10ATreatment of payments made under Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2015
Legislative history