Australia’s industry superannuation system is a national treasure that has delivered generations of workers a decent and secure retirement.
Liberals like MP Tim Wilson and his gang of like-minded, free market zealots remain fixated on destroying it.
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Each year in Australia, employers are failing to pay billions of dollars in superannuation to their workers yet we don’t hear much about this.
Thanks to a ginger group of backbenchers, the super guarantee is back in the spotlight and the promised increase to 12 per cent is once again under threat.
The federal election is not far off now; we can almost smell the sweet scent of democracy sausage in the air! Our Change the Rules campaign is in full swing in many key electorates around the country and our campaigners have been working extremely hard.
One of the Government’s best kept secrets is their continual denial of increasing the Super Guarantee (SG).
How will the gender pay gap affect me in retirement?
You’ve probably heard of the gender pay gap.
The Government has stepped up their attacks on industry super funds who are run only to profit members and supported by both Unions and employer groups.
Liam asks: I’ve been doing the same work for about 10 years.