Australia’s Paid Parental Leave
scheme started in January, providing
eligible working parents with 18
weeks of Parental Leave Pay at the
National Minimum Wage, currently
$570 a week before tax.
The Guild welcomed the introduction
of this taxpayer-funded reform in
However, the Guild has expressed
strong disappointment that the
Government chose to reject
amendments to the legislation
which would have seen the
Government administer parental
leave payments through the Family
Assistance Office rather than
imposing this considerable burden
on small business owners.
The Guild maintains in the
strongest terms that ...
The above snippet is the first part of an article sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 08 Feb 11
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