The minimum wage is a Goldilocks policy: set it too low, and it will limit the contribution employment can make to wellbeing; set it too high, and it could cause real economic harm. What is the sweet spot in the middle for New Zealand?

Join this webinar with Julie Fry and Peter Wilson of the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) to learn more about the minimum wage in Aotearoa New Zealand, and hear them discuss the potential impacts of minimum wage rises in the current pandemic context, and in light of the recent surprisingly upbeat jobs data.

The webinar will be facilitated by Kathy Errington, Executive Director of the Helen Clark Foundation, and there will also be a Q&A session where webinar viewers will be able to submit questions for consideration.

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