Workers’ Compensation Changes

Following changes to the “Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013”, employers can now ask prospective employees about medical conditions and workers’ claims history.  Click here to read the full article. Phone us on 1300 007 110 to register your interest in an educational seminar on the new legislation and how it … Read More

Abbott’s attack on unions

Financial Review Article Published on 13 September 2013 The Coalition intends to abandon $1.5 billion of union-linked wage increases for up to 350,000 workers in aged and child care, challenging one of the union movement’s strongholds. Read Full Article

Early Education Equal Remuneration

An equal pay application for early childhood educators has been lodged with the Fair Work Commission. United Voice, an early education union, said that the application for an Equal Remuneration Order includes all early education professionals employed in Australia’s long day care centres, covering 68,000 educators providing early educations and care (ECAC) to approximately 610,000 … Read More

Fair Work Act 2009 Amendments

Prior to the change of leadership within the federal government some legislative changes have occurred which Community Management Solutions members need to be aware of. We have included a brief of those changes and the effective commencement dates of changes to the Fair Work Act that should assist you with the effective and efficient management … Read More

New Name, Same Expert Service!

Welcome to your new look newsletter ‘Newsolutions’!  ACSEA has changed its name to Community Management Solutions (CMS) to better reflect what we do, so you will see some changes from us over the next few months.  You can still contact us on the same telephone numbers, but make sure you check out our new-look website at … Read More

Federal Minimum Wage Increase

On Monday, 3rd June 2013, the Minimum Wage Panel of Fair Work Australia has delivered a 2.6% increase to Modern Awards and the Federal Minimum Wage.   The federal minimum weekly wage will increase by $15.80 per week ($0.41 per hour).  This decision increases the national minimum wage to $622.20 per week ($16.37 per hour). Operative … Read More

Superannuation Changes!

Are you ready for the superannuation changes? From 1 July 2013 the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) charge increases from 9% to 9.25%. Superannuation will incrementally increase each financial year thereafter until it reaches 12% by 1 July 2019. The first superannuation guarantee (SG) at 9.25% will be required for the September 2013 quarter, with payment due by 28 October to … Read More