John is the National Secretary of Unite Union, a hospitality union, and is an enrolled barrister and solicitor of the High Court. He has extensive experience advocating for hospitality workers individually and collectively. He has worked at Unite since 2013 and also took a sabbatical to work for the NZ Council of Trade Unions as the Policy Analyst - Health and Safety. He worked on the Holidays Act Taskforce and previously worked in hospitality himself.
The Hospitality Fair Pay Agreement has now been approved by MBIE. This places new legal obligations on employers. There has been some confusion and misinformation around FPA’s. This presentation is an opportunity to hear from the initiating union and the Restaurant Association who will be one of the negotiating parties for employers’. Take the opportunity to be briefed on your obligations, expectations, timelines and how to get involved and ensure you have your say. This is for employers and employees.