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Penalty Rate Cuts Will Build Inequality

Wendy Williams, Friday, 30th June 2017 -  Cutting weekend penalty rates will not create jobs but will build inequality, according to social sector organisations which say they remain “deeply opposed” to the landmark cuts.

Sector Pay Rise – ‘Letters of Offer in the Mail’

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st November 2012 -  The Federal Government has sent out letters of offer to Not for Profit organisations funded by the Commonwealth detailing the amount of additional funding they are entitled to as…

Community Pay Rise Closer

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 31st October 2012 -  Pay rises for some 150,000 community workers have moved a step closer after legislation passed in the Senate. Introduced with the Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special…

Minimum Wage Is Increased

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd July 2012 -  The Federal Government has announced that more than 1.3 million Australians will benefit for an increase of 2.9 per cent to the minimum wage. The Fair Work Australia decision commenced…

Start Date for Community Sector Pay Rises Announced

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th June 2012 -  About 150,000 community workers will benefit from regular pay rises totalling between 23 and 45 per cent from 1 December this year, according to the Federal Government. The Federal…

New Web Portal for Social & Community Services Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th June 2012 -  A new web portal has been set up to provide up-to-date information for social and community services (SACS) organisations impacted by the Fair Work Australia decision on wage increases…

Rallies Over NSW Delay to Community Sector Pay Rises

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 5th June 2012 -  Community Workers are holding rallies across NSW today following claims that they may have to wait up to six years to receive the landmark equal pay increases awarded in February.…

Baillieu Under Pressure on Equal Pay Case

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th February 2012 -  Premier Ted Baillieu is under pressure to commit to funding the equal pay decision Nearly 2,000 Australians have joined an online campaign urging the Victorian Government to fully…

Equal Pay Decision “Milestone” – NFPs

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st February 2012 -  The community sector has welcomed the decision by Fair Work Australia in the equal pay case for Australian community sector workers. In the landmark decision, Fair Work Australia…

Pay Decision A ‘Disturbing Outcome’ – Chamber of Commerce

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st February 2012 -  The majority decision handed down by Fair Work Australia in the equal remuneration case is a disturbing outcome that must be quarantined, says the Australian Chamber of Commerce…

Unions “Jumping For Joy” Over Equal Pay Decision

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st February 2012 -  Unionists say they are ‘jumping for joy” over the landmark equal pay decision by Fair Work Australia. Linda White, from the Australian Services Union, tweeted her response…

Payday for Community Workers as FWA Agrees on Equal Pay

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st February 2012 -  Fair Work Australia has found in favour of the community sector equal pay claim which will see major pay rises for tens of thousands of workers across the country. Community works will…
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