The Union is advised that the last date for payment of the increase in wages and the back pay is planned for 21 November 2018.

There is a need to test the various aspects of the changes – it may be necessary to delay the payment date – we will advise members ASAP if there is to be a delay on the 21 November date.

In order to assist with meeting this target, there will be a freeze on all rank, grade and rate changes from 23 October through to 4 November.

Any delayed changes will be actioned ASAP after 4 November.Back pay will be paid on delayed changes.

The increase in wages and conditions will only apply to persons covered by the Collective Agreement - That is Union Members.

Pursuant to the linkage established by Conference of Union fees to pay increases, the fees will be increased from 21 November 2018 to $22.02 (including GST) a fortnight – that is increased by 2.5%

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Ratification Meeting next Tuesday 13th Dec at 5pm

As you will be well aware by now, we have finally reached an agreed term of settlement in the negotiation for a new CEA. The NZPFU is recommending members accept it and ratify the settlement offer. The National Committee has completely wrung out the sponge for every possible drop of benefit to members, and it's now our turn to act.


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