Businesses are asking the government to defer the minimum wage rise - scheduled to go up tomorrow - but workers do not agree.
The minimum wage is due to rise to $18.90 from $17.70 per hour.
The Employers and Manufacturers Association said the timing was inappropriate.
However, the E Tu union said the raise impacted many essential workers - such as cleaners and security staff - who were doing it tough.
Josie Pagani and David Farrar joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss this and the day's other big news.