Maritime Super was the first industry super fund established in Australia and has just celebrated its 50th birthday. In 1967, waterside workers, after a long battle with their employers, established a pension scheme funded by employers and workers that saw employers contribute 1.5 times the employee’s contribution rate. Seafarers started their own pension fund in 1973.
Location : Brisbane
THE HON BRENDAN O’CONNOR
SHADOW MINISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND
MEMBER FOR GORTON
Time To Ramp Up Pressure on Senate Cross Bench as So-Called “Ensuring Integrity” Bill Passes Lower House17 Oct, 2017 ▮
The Turnbull Government’s anti-worker bill which would allow them to sack union leaders, shut down unions and introduce a public interest test for union mergers is off to the Senate after being passed by the lower house.