paid parental leave
Workforce surveyed key IR figures on what they saw as the big issues in 2018, and what they expected to be the major talking points for 2019. Here’s what they said: Kelly O’Dwyer, federal minister for industrial relations and employment What was the most important issue or event in industrial relations this year? It has become ...more
(First published in Workforce 15/08/2014, written by David Marin-Guzman) The Federal Government has said it believes it is unfair and “inappropriate” that workers can top up the Commonwealth’s paid parental leave (PPL) entitlements by accessing their own negotiated schemes. But while the govt plans to prevent public sector workers from “double dipping” under its proposed ...more
(First published in Workforce 24/01/2014, written by David Marin-Guzman) The Federal Government has denied reports it is seeking to displace employer’s existing paid parental leave (PPL) schemes following claims it is looking at using a new constitutional power to implement the national scheme. University of Sydney Professor Marian Baird, who is one of the 30 ...more
(First published in Workforce 30/08/2013, written by David Marin-Guzman) The Coalition if elected federally would give public servants the freedom to choose between their own in-house paid parental leave (PPL) schemes and the Coalition’s proposed PPL after state unions voiced concerns they would be better off as is. However, the Community Public Sector Union has ...more
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