ASFA, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, is encouraging women to take steps to boost their retirement savings, as part of the ‘Super Sorter Power Hour’.
Research firm Rice Warner recommends the Government amend the Sex Discrimination Act to make it easier for employers to pay more superannuation to female employees, in their 2015/16 pre-budget submission. Rice Warner says they introduced in July 2013 a “package of benefits for its female employees,” designed to improve their retirement savings. This package included paying superannuation guarantee below the… Continue reading Allow higher SG contributions for women: Rice Warner
Greens member of the House of Reps Adam Bandt has introduced a bill which, if passed, would exempt from the sex discrimination law employers who make additional superannuation contributions solely for their female employees . The bill, the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Boosting Superannuation for Women) Bill 2014, amends the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 so that: Discrimination by… Continue reading Sex discrimination bill to boost superannuation for women