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If some more is good . . .

25/11/2020

Homepaddock

The Helen Clark Foundation and Institute for Economic Research are calling for an increase in the minimum wage.

. . . Institute deputy chief executive Todd Krieble told Mike Hosking the industry needs a reset.

“Now’s the time for change because it’s cheap to borrow and we can’t continue to rely on on low wage migrant workers to fuel the economy.”

Krieble says employers need to be thinking of how to retain staff and improve overall performance.

He says investing in people will provide more output and increased efficiency.

It was Labour policy to increase the minimum wage faster. This report goes further, wanting it to be raised to the living wage.

. . . Krieble said lifting the minimum wage to the level of the living wage of $22.10 would boost productivity.

Why stop there? If some more pay is good wouldn’t much more be better?

“It would…

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