02 Oct 09
Consultation about implementation of the Government's Paid Parental Leave Scheme
Angie Ananda FTIA represented the Taxation Institute at a consultation held on Tuesday, 29 September 2009 in relation to the Government's paid parental leave scheme. The focus was on the eligibility requirements and the impact on employers. In addition, protection for employees (for example, from insolvent employers) was also discussed. Several participants had serious concerns regarding the impact of the scheme on employers especially those involved in small business.