Fair Pay Agreement Update

Employment Law, General / 28 June 2023
Fair Pay Agreement Update

A further four Fair Pay Agreements (FPA) have now been approved and the bargaining side formation has commenced. These are:

  1. Hospitality related roles;
  2. Security officers and guards;
  3. Early childhood education; and
  4. Commercial cleaners.

Hospitality related roles

This industry includes accommodation and food services, cafes and restaurants, takeaway food services, pubs, taverns and bars, clubs, casino operation, motion picture exhibition, labour supply services, event catering services.

The roles included are:

  • café or restaurant manager,
  • caravan park and camping ground managers
  •  accommodation managers
  • licensed club manager,
  • bed and breakfast employee
  • call or contact centre manager
  • customer service manager
  • conference and event organiser
  • cinema manager
  • facilities manager
  • baker
  • pastrycook
  • butcher / smallgoods maker
  • cooks
  • bartender
  • barista
  • café worker
  • gaming worker
  • hotel service manager
  • waiter
  • bar useful or busser
  • doorperson or luggage porter
  • accommodation receptionist
  • ticket seller
  • fast food cook
  • cook or chef’s assistant
  • kitchenhand
  • accommodation housekeeper
  • laundry worker
  • caretaker
  • handyperson
  • car park attendant
  • ticket collector or usher
  • delivery driver
  • cleaner
  • alarm security or surveillance monitor
  • security officer
  • bus driver
  • beauty therapist
  • cashier

Security officers and guards

The roles included are:

  • security guards
  • crowd controllers
  • armored car escorts

Early childhood education

This industry includes kindergarten operations, kōhanga reo operations, nursery school operations playcentre operations, preschool operations, kindergartens, kōhanga reo, kindergarten preschool operations, pre-school operations, preschool education services and pre-school centre operations.

Commercial cleaner

This industry includes Commercial cleaners provide cleaning services to offices, residential complexes, hospitals, schools, hotels, motels, churches, aircraft cabins, industrial work areas, industrial machines, construction sites and other commercial premises.

The roles included are:

  • Commercial cleaner
  • Commercial housekeeper

Message for employers

If your business is involved in any of the industries above, we recommend getting in contact with our team for advice on what this means for you.

Disclaimer: We remind you that while this article provides commentary on employment law, health and safety and immigration topics, it should not be used as a substitute for legal or professional advice for specific situations. Please seek legal advice from your lawyer for any questions specific to your workplace.

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