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No, the Government is not obliged to pay a person on the Jobseeker Support Benefit the equivalent of the minimum wage. Please note that the...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 10 Oct 2013
They cannot appeal their student loan assessment. Anyone with a student loan who is overseas for 184 days (six months) or more in a 12 month...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 26 Feb 2013
Work and Income has a complaints process that you can look at by clicking here:...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 24 Feb 2013
Yes, the Government is allowed to unilaterally change the student loan repayment rate without you having to sign another contract. The very...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 30 May 2012