Pay equity settlement for care and support workers

On 18 April 2017, the Government announced a $2 billion pay equity settlement for 55,000 care and support workers in New Zealand's aged and disability residential care, and home and community support services around the country.

The settlement recognises the work carried out by the predominantly female workforce in New Zealand’s aged and disability residential care and home and community support services. Read the full statement and the employer and employee fact sheets.