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ACTU attempts to reserve the Federal Budget

In a document entitled “Industrial Responses to the Budget 2014-15” has provided several responses to the budget by seeking the following matters in negotiations with employers

  • Reimbursement by employers to employees for the Medicare co-payment
  • CPI increase for vehicle allowances
  • Increase superannuation by 0.5% per year until 2018;
  • Additional superannuation contributions for employees returning from parental leave;
  • Payment of support towards childcare expenses through a working parents allowance.

Watch for these items in enterprise bargaining negotiations.