Pages with topic "Parental"
10 Aug 2017 : Maintaining membership during unpaid leave vital
A recent case involving a former IEUA-QNT member who was forced to resign in order to remain on parental leave has highlighted the importance of maintaining union membership.
The Turnbull Government has backed down from its attack on paid parental leave (PPL) – and so called “double dippers” – abandoning legislation that would have stopped women from accessing employer paid parental leave in addition to the government funded l…
This week’s announcement by One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson that she would not support the federal government’s proposed plans to cut crucial Paid Parental Leave (PPL) creates ongoing uncertainty for workers.
Thousands of IEUA-QNT members taking maternity leave would be $12,000 worse-off should the federal government’s determination to cut crucial Paid Parental Leave (PPL) entitlements be approved by the Senate.
Queensland unions remain focused on protecting current paid parental leave
entitlements and weekend penalty rates in 2016.
27 Aug 2015 : What you need to know about job sharing
Job sharing is a preferred choice for many school employees returning to work after a period of parental leave. Here’s everything you need to know about seeking job sharing upon returning to work.
14 Jul 2014 : When "family friendly" becomes "take it or leave it"
The much touted paid parental leave scheme was an election promise designed to allow women greater opportunity to balance their work and family lives. The unfortunate reality is; however, when mothers with young children return to their “family friendly” …