Following the Fair Work Commission’s 2021 Annual Wage Review decision, minimum wages are set to increase by 2.5% on the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July. Increase will affect hourly rates as well as public holidays and other penalties in all employees 21 years and over. Continue reading Minimum Wage Increases 2.5%
Individual household employers, hiring through a Withholding PAYG Number (WPN) were due to start the compulsory Single Touch Payroll (STP) compliance as at July 1 2021.
Thankfully this has just been extended for another 12 months, with the start date now July 1 2022.
Its not your imagination, time is speeding up. As our lives get busier, our leisure time becomes more valued and our need to employ additional domestic services grows. Continue reading Hire a Nanny – Nanny Pay
Effective 1 July 2021, employers will be required to increase the minimum superannuation contribution to employees from 9.5% of gross wage to 10%. Continue reading Superannuation Increases to 10%
On Friday 26 March 2021, the Fair Work Act 2009 was amended to change workplace rights and obligations for casual employees. The changes were made by the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Act 2021 (Amendment Act). These changes came into effect on Saturday 27 March 2021.
What is Casual Conversion? Continue reading Casual Conversion – CEIS
As we all start to return to a normal way of living and with the roll out of vaccines starting to take place across Australia, the Department of Health has provided online training for a number of industries including primary carers. As childcare workers, the Covid-19 infectious control online training may be of interest.
Please view terms and access here.
We have communicated throughout the year on the ever changing and challenging Covid health crisis and how we can remain safe for our families, our staff and the public in general. Continue reading Covid Safety Check
At the beginning of the Covid 19 lockdowns, we advised transparent communications between employers and employees on the health and safety for your families and employees. To review this advice refer to this article and others we have posted through the pandemic on the Domestic Payroll website. Continue reading Covid Safe WHS Guidelines
Employees are entitled to 12 months of unpaid parental leave when a child is born or adopted. An additional 12 months leave can be requested. Types of maternity and parental leave as well as employee eligibility can be found on the Fair Work Australia website here