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New pay agreement for Principals to value primary education

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The Catholic Commission of Employment Relations (CCER) has announced that a new pay agreement to equalise pay across primary and secondary school principals has won majority support. CCER Executive Director Tony Farley, who led the negotiation and pushed for this significant change, said it was an essential step in recognising the unique value and contribution…

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Pay work decision echoes policies which have crippled the US

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You don’t create prosperity by paying the lowest paid workers even less, yet this is exactly what the Fair Work Commission has decided to do. By cutting penalty rates on Sundays and public holidays for retail, fast food, pharmacy and hospitality workers, the Commission has hit some of the lowest paid workers in Australia. Those who’ve…

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Church employer group condemns wage cut for low paid workers

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CHURCH EMPLOYER GROUP CONDEMNS WAGE CUT FOR LOW PAID WORKERS Leading employer group the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) has condemned the Fair Work Commission decision to cut the pay of some of Australia’s lowest paid workers through reductions in penalty rates. This comes as CCER hosts Opposition Leader Bill Shorten at the first…

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Attack on stay at home mums obscured by election campaign

The Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) has spoken out against upcoming changes to Family Tax Benefit payments, saying they unfairly target stay at home mums. CCER represents Catholic employers in NSW and the ACT. Writing in the Catholic Weekly, CCER Executive Director Tony Farley said: “New cuts to family payments that will hurt stay…

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