Meaning of Work and Income in English:

Work and Income

proper noun

  • An agency of the New Zealand government that provides services in the areas of unemployment, social security, and student finance.

    • ‘People can, of course, list their preferred options when they apply for work with Work and Income.’
    • ‘I have travelled around the country and spoken to many people in Work and Income offices.’
    • ‘Over two-and-a-half years, she defrauded Work and Income of $22,400.’
    • ‘That progress is thanks to a healthy labour market and excellent work by front-line staff in Work and Income.’
    • ‘Subsidies available to tenants who were struggling, and they needed to access these through Work and Income.’
    • ‘If one walks into the Work and Income office, one is not automatically signed up to the unemployment benefit.’
    • ‘Although Work and Income knows where the former tenant lives, it refuses to give that information out to an officer of the court.’
    • ‘A range of different training options will be made available, including expanding the Gateway and Modern Apprenticeships programmes, as well as providing specialised support from Work and Income.’
    • ‘She began living with a man but failed to tell Work and Income.’
    • ‘How quickly does Work and Income take action when a superannuitant fails to advise the department?’