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DHBs face million dollar bills after underpaying holiday pay

13 March 2019 Radio New Zealand - Morning Report

Thousands of health workers may be owed millions of dollars because of years of underpayments under the Holidays Act. But after three years trying to untangle the mess, the district health boards are still unable to say just how many of their 70,000 workers are owed how much. Phil Pennington reports.

Listen here: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018686120/dhbs-face-million-dollar-bills-after-underpaying-holiday-pay

The health boards do not accept that they have been underpaying staff – depsite having been working on the problem since 2016.

Listen here: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018686305/dhbs-owe-workers-dollar45m-in-unpaid-leave-allowances-union