See HCHA's submission to the Health Select Committee on the Care and Support (Pay Equity) Settlement Bill currently before the House
Whilst we support the uplift in wages for our staff, we submitted that two key areas of the Bill needed to be amended. One was on funding and the other on training. We advised the Committee that the Government is underfunding the implementation of pay equity whilst requiring legislation to compel employers to pay. The outcome for our already underfunded sector is ruinous.
See also our press release on this issue.
Biggest challenge facing aged care
Saturday, March 1, 2014
See the latest Insite Magazine article about the biggest challenge facing aged care
Insite asked industry leaders what they perceived as the biggest challenges.
Commenters included union reps, provider reps and provider Association reps, including Julie Haggie
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