Aged Care employees get a pay increase, however unions state more requires to be done.

News TickerFlood warningFor the newest flood and weathercondition cautions, search on ABC Emergency Posted Yesterday at 4: 55amSat 5 Nov 2022 at 4: 55am Space to play or stopbriefly, M to mute, left and right arrows to lookfor, up and down arrows for volume. “Progressing into their own hardship”: Health Services Union National Secretary Gerard Hayes states […]

Aged care employees get 15 per cent pay increase however unions caution it won’t end ‘crisis’

Aged care employees will get a pay increase of at least 15 per cent, after Australia’s commercial umpire handed down an “interim” choice in a extremely expected and long-awaited wage case. Key points:The Fair Work Commission states it is pleased an interim 15-per-cent boost is necessaryUnions had argued for a 25-per-cent increaseHowever, the commission has left […]

‘Not sufficient employees to care for older Australians’: Men might be the aged care sector’s saviour

Experts are calling for more aged care employees as our population gets older, stating without males stepping up, there will be extreme employee lacks. Key points:Aged care is controlled by woman employees, even more so than buildingandconstruction is controlled by menWithout substantial development, there won’t be enough employees to care for older AustraliansLow pay, cultural […]