2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in managed isolation

There are 2 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. Of today’s new cases, one person arrived on 17 November from India via the United Emirates and tested positive at around day 3 of their stay in managed isolation....

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Helen Clark Foundation wants to ‘boost’ minimum wage

Helen Clark Foundation wants to ‘boost’ minimum wage

The Helen Clark Foundation released a new report in partnership with the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research to call for a boost to improve inclusion and incentives investment in capital and skills which ‘leads’ to a greater ‘productivity’. NZIER Deputy Chief Executive Todd Krieble says, “minimum wage reviews are...

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David Seymour: ‘Why not $50 an hour?’

David Seymour: ‘Why not $50 an hour?’

ACT Leader David Seymour says if minimum wages do not reduce the number of jobs available, left-wing grounds should be advocating for a much higher minimum wage than $22.10/hr. “Labour and the Helen Clark Foundation claim there’s no cost to raising the minimum wage and that we can boost productivity...

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