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Deadline arrives for new Gender Reporting Obligations

This week the first deadline arrives for the Workplace Gender Equity Act 2012, bringing into effect new measures to promote equality for both women and men in the workplace. The Act, which was passed in Parliament in November 2012, is intended to: Promote and improve gender equality (including equal remuneration between women and men) in…

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15 June announced as start date for NEW Working with Children Check!

Last week, CCER received notification that The Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012 was to commence on the 15 June 2013, bringing into effect a new process for Working with Children Checks. Accompanying the announcement was the publication of the Regulation – click through to the CCER website to access a complete copy. It will be…

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CCER gets social!

CCER last week invited Catholic employers to come together for a special breakfast briefing to discuss the potential uses of social media for business. The morning, which took place prior to a day of Employment Relations training for CCER members, was an opportunity for employers to gather and share ideas and insights with other organisations…

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$1.2bn Government Boost to Aged Care Employees

The Federal Government has this week announced a $1.2bn boost to federal funding available to aged care providers – as part of its Living Longer Living Better aged care reforms. The funds will be available to providers, on the condition that they have enterprise agreements in place and pay above-award rates, consistent with the aged…

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