Australia

Australia Modern Slavery Act

The Modern Slavery Act, which passed 27 June 2018, targets extreme working conditions, including low pay, long hours and the absence of rest days. Employers with at least one employee and a minimum turnover of AUD 50 million are required […]

Australia

Australia introduces a superannuation guarantee amnesty

The Australian Minister for revenue and financial services announced an amnesty period during which employers can self-correct past noncompliance with superannuation guarantee requirements. The amnesty agreement will be available for a 12-month period from 24 May 2018, to 23 May […]

Australia Superannuation and “Single Touch Payroll”

The Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 4) Bill, which is currently before the House, states that from 1 July 2018, employers who underpay or fail to pay their employees’ superannuation will not only face financial penalties but also up […]