As Australian employers have increasingly come to rely upon a casualised workforce to keep their businesses ticking along, it’s left around a quarter of Australians in a position where (until now) they had no access to or were not adequately compensated for the lack entitlement of paid annual leave, sick pay and other entitlements afforded to permanent employees.
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July 1st, 2019 marked the introduction of the new Portable Long Service Scheme in Victoria.
Basically, it means that Victorians working in the cleaning, community services or security industries can now access long service leave after seven years of continuous service.
Continue reading “The Portable Long Service Scheme: Who really benefits?”
I wasn’t always in the business of commercial cleaning. In a past life I was an office-dwelling chartered accountant. With a background in auditing, you can probably guess that ‘details’ are in my DNA. Unfortunately, this also means that I spent over a decade involuntarily noticing bad cleaning jobs. Continue reading “7 signs of a bad commercial cleaner (and how to find a better one)”