International Women’s Day 2021 #WomenLead

International Women’s Day 2021 #WomenLead

International Women’s Day (IWD) held each year on 8 March is a day to promote equality for women’s social, political and working rights. The day provides women, often divided by national boundaries and cultural, economic and political differences with an opportunity...
Federal government in super denial

Federal government in super denial

The federal government’s reticence to stand by legislated increases to super would upend the promised retirements of a generation. Workers should receive an increase to their guaranteed super this year (from 9.5% to 10%) with further legislated increases to follow...
Morrison govt IR Bill to cut pay and conditions

Morrison govt IR Bill to cut pay and conditions

An omnibus industrial relations (IR) Bill proposed by the Morrison government will allow employers to cut wages and conditions. The Bill, to be introduced in parliament today, will allow the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to approve agreements that do not meet the better...
MPs on 15% super want to break election promise

MPs on 15% super want to break election promise

A growing number of Liberal MPs are publicly calling for promised increases to super to be abandoned, while continuing to pocket 15.4% super in their own taxpayer-funded salaries. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the decision to increase the super rate would be...