DHBs face million dollar bills after underpaying holiday pay
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.
The health boards do not accept that they have been underpaying staff – depsite having been working on the problem since 2016.