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.