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Employer Bulletin | 12 December 2022

Government backs greater competition in building supplies to reduce costs for Kiwis

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Following the Commerce Commission's report on the building supplies market, the Government is to take action to increase competition in this sector and reduce costs. The report indicates quantity-forcing rebates and incentives favouring familiar building products being the two key factors negatively impacting competition.

Also in today's Bulletin:

  • International tourists bring over $1b into economy
  • Changes to partner work visas deferred to April 2023
  • Building activity continues to rise
  • Five Employment Relations Authority cases and 14 Bills open for public submissions.
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