TITLE

Waging War Over Wages

AUTHOR(S)
Edlin, Bob
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
New Zealand Management;Apr2006, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the responses to the announced minimum wage increase by the government of New Zealand. The minimum youth wage has increased to $8.20 an hour. Opposers to the increase stressed that it curbs economic growth by increasing the cost of labour. A study conducted by the Treasury found that a wage increase had no adverse effects on youth employment.
ACCESSION #
20520556

 

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