Written by Workforce chief journalist Paul Karp. Exclusive: The Australian Tax Office and Treasury Department have proposed an amnesty to business and superannuation stakeholders that would see employers who dob themselves in for failing to pay workers’ superannuation let off the hook for penalties. Workforce Daily can reveal the govt agencies met stakeholders on Monday ...more
by David Marin-Guzman The Trade Union Royal Commission’s portrayal of construction company Lis-Con as having been driven out of Queensland after 2011 by a Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union campaign appears to have ignored a million dollar payroll tax dispute between the company and the Qld Government from 2011 to 2012 (WF19232). On Tuesday (July ...more
The Federal Government hopes to restore certainty over the review of default super funds in awards after FSC’s court win last week that ruled the Fair Work Commission (FWC) expert panel process was invalid in its current form. Employment minister Eric Abetz said the decision had put “the review of default award super funds for ...more
Thomson Reuters is hosting three advanced payroll workshops in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
Payroll covers a vast array of areas including taxation, human resources, awards, industrial relations, state requirements and superannuation. These one-day workshops will bring you up to date on the myriad of payroll functions and then delve into those complex or problem areas involved in administering payroll.
The Commonwealth and Public Sector Union (CPSU) says the federal workplace watchdog is delaying its enterprise bargaining negotiations, putting at risk its workers getting wage increases on time. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is one of 74 Commonwealth agencies whose enterprise agreement expires at the end of June…
Source: Workforce, 21 April 2011.
The Opposition small business spokesperson Bruce Billson is to introduce a private members bill to require Centrelink to continue to pay the 18-weeks paid parental leave entitlement beyond the initial six months from January 1 to June 20, 2011. “If it is good enough for Centrelink to administer payments under the scheme for the first ...more