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    The EMA says there will be no positive outcomes from the Fair Pay Agreement (FPA) proposal for businesses.

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  • Immigration policy review won’t address bigger picture
    21 April 2021

    The Productivity Commission’s call for a revised immigration policy to better meet the skills demand in New Zealand provides the prompt for a much bigger piece of work about a population strategy.

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  • Health reform goals should have positive impact on productivity
    21 April 2021

    The EMA says if the goals of the health reforms announced today are realised, productivity will increase as people will have a better base level of wellness which will enable them to work.

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