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Member Benefits Update August 2019

Date Published: 08/08/2019 Category: Member Benefits Super

The August edition of your member benefits update brings you the latest on how to put your tax refund to good use, we look at the scourge of unpaid super, there’s some great Father’s Day deals available using your Member Benefits program and you could win one of five family (ADMIT 4) inseason passes to see Angry Birds in our monthly competition!


Save or splurge? Put your tax refund to good use
How good is tax time? In exchange for a few hours filling out your tax return, you could receive a handy refund cheque.


Should Apprentices Be Paid for Going to Training?

Date Published: 12/10/2017 Category: Opinion

Wassim asks: I’m going to start an apprenticeship to be a mechanic next month. I’m worried because I can’t afford to take time off from work to go to TAFE. My sister says I should be paid when I go to TAFE. Is she right? Congratulations Wassim! I have some good news for you –…


Should I be paid for any overtime I work?

Date Published: 24/04/2015 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion Workers rights

Leonie asks: I work for the local council and I’ve just now changed jobs within the council.


Non family related leave

Date Published: 10/02/2014 Category: Opinion

Joan asks: Is it possible to get extra leave for things aren’t family related? Like moving house or taking an animal to the vet?Extra leave, which isn’t covered by the NES (such as moving leave or pet related leave) is the sort of entitlement that can be negotiated for by a union in an Enterprise  Bargaining Agreement.