more than 50% support from voters on the side of workers and employers). We want a fair and responsible process, which is why we have received feedback on this threshold and this process. The Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is asking the public to give its opinion on a proposed system of fair wage agreements. It will be essential that there is a system for managing situations in which the negotiating parties are unable to resolve an ongoing disagreement. “Many working New Zealanders don`t get their fair share. In recent decades, we have seen an increase in inequality and poverty. During this period, vulnerable workers had less access to collective bargaining and wages did not withstand productivity gains. Labour wants fair pay, but they have been able to go beyond the 2020 election, Stuff, 17.10.2019 There has already been a lot of consensus on these issues by the working group. . . .