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SG amnesty bill finally passes
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2020
... Labor Senator Jenny McAllister moved an amendment which would enshrine the right to superannuation within the National Employment Standards. Senator Hume said the government would consider Labor's amendments over the next six months, but refused to keep ...
Chief economist update: Aussie employment rises... but so does our unemployment rate
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
... 5.3% in January from 5.1% in the previous month - a move further away from the 4.5% rate the RBA considers as full employment. In addition, the underemployment rate increased to 8.6% from 8.1% in December, suggesting that the flat wages growth seen in ...
Industry fund hikes admin fees
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 17 FEB 2020
... WIS argued that the reforms would affect many women and their dependents, including those entering or re-entering employment having taken maternity leave. First Super is a Melbourne-based industry fund with around $3.3 billion in funds for over 50,000 ...
Industry fund bumps up premiums
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2020
... also apply to those who are not working when their disablement occurs but have a formalised agreement to commence employment in the future. Further, from April 1, super contribution benefits received as part of an IP disability benefit will no longer ...
Industry butt heads over super guarantee
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... projected future income, and goals for retirement," he said. The Actuaries Institute has also warned the evolving employment landscape in Australia, driven by the "gig economy", could put many Australians at risk of falling outside of the retirement ...
Chief economist update: Australians not confident enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... is reasonable to expect that an extended period of low interest rates will be required in Australia to reach full employment and achieve the inflation target. "It remains prepared to ease monetary policy further if needed to support sustainable growth ...
Super fund reveals ASX 100 equality laggards
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
... and our business purpose includes building a future free from inequality," it said. "The difference in financial and employment outcomes between women and men signalled to us that we have a role to play in addressing gender inequality." The super fund ...
Surplus may not be as advertised: Grattan
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
... segments largely in unskilled, lower-wage sectors like hospitality. "While unemployment has been coming down, under employment has been going up," she said. "We know that's particularly true of young people who are working in those unskilled jobs ...
Push for more foreign investment
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2020
... brought in billions to the Australian economy, assisting the growth of Australian companies and startups, creating employment opportunities and increasing our exports," Hedley said. "However the hard figures do not account for the longer-term economic ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus threatens Tokyo Olympics
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2020
... trillion yen (4.9% of gross domestic output) Value-added inducing effect: 23.7 trillion yen (4.9? of Nominal GDP) Employment inducing effect: 3.94 million people (6.1% of nationwide employment) My back of the envelope calculation shows that with the ...
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