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Employees generally agree to be employed, under some kind of contract of service, to work for some form of payment. This can include wages, salary, commission and piece rates.

Employers must ensure that employees are paid fairly and need to understand minimum pay entitlements for all employees including:

Paying employees fairly also means:

This section helps employers and employees ensure the correct calculation of wages. Topics covered include:


Dairy sector position statement

This statement sets out the Labour Inspectorate’s position on how the provision of accommodation and other goods and services should be dealt with to ensure the requirements of the Minimum Wage Act 1983 are met.