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‘Don’t moan and complain’: Businesses should pay staff penal rates for Memorial Day, says PM Brown

Tuesday 4 October 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Business, National

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‘Don’t moan and complain’: Businesses should pay staff penal rates for Memorial Day, says PM Brown
Prime Minister Mark Brown on September 14 announced that the Cook Islands will mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II with a National Memorial Service and one-off public holiday on Friday, September 30. However the legality of the announcement has been questioned. 22090820

Prime Minister Mark Brown has weighed in on the Queen’s Memorial holiday debate, saying it is his understanding that businesses have legal obligations to pay employees penal rates.

Prime Minister Mark Brown has weighed in on the Queen’s Memorial holiday debate, saying it is his understanding that businesses have legal obligations to pay employees penal rates.


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