In the August edition of your Member Benefits Update we welcome the new ACTU President, Michele O'Neil, we help you make the most of tax time, there's info on the government's proposal to find your lost super, we're calling on you to help Australia get the pay rise it deserves, we have some terrific Father's Day gift ideas you can access through your Member Benefits program, plus you can go in the draw to win one of four double passes to see 'Madiba the Musical'!
My boss has put up a notice at work saying if we want to apply for the increase in our wages that’s meant to come in on July 1st we need to email him by the Friday our pays are done, which is next week and he’ll let us know his decision asap. Is this true? And if it is, what should I put in my application?
FRANCESCA ASKS: One of my finds sliced open his hand at work over the weekend. He said the guard on the slicer was half falling off. This made me think as I work in a restaurant kitchen which I know can be a bit dangerous sometimes; how can we make sure our workplace is safe?