In accordance with the settlement of the collective agreement the following payments will be made:

  • 5% wage increase for all members covered by the Collective Agreement will be paid on Wednesday 26 July including any backdating to 1 July 2023.  Available for download are the tables of wages rates: Final Terms of Settlement and Part 3 & 4 Rates.
  • The Auckland Shift allowance will be paid next Wednesday.   All NZPFU Auckland Local members covered by Parts 2 and 3 of the Collective Agreement are paid a shift worker allowance of $2600 annually to be paid in the first pay run following 1 July 2023.  The allowance is paid pro-rata for the eligible employees that work in Auckland for less than the full year calculated from 1 July 2022.   

In unity,
Wattie Watson
National Secretary

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