“I think that’s an enormous number,” the story quotes Lynch as saying. “The heartening point is that business is seeing this, recognising that this is a big gap, but the government is not.”
Clun reports independent politicians vying for seats on the crossbench at the election want both major parties to pledge to pay superannuation on government-funded paid parental leave.
Independent MP Zali Steggall is quoted as pointing out: “Both the retirement income review and the Productivity Commission have recommended applying super to paid parental leave.
“Scrapping the much-criticised commuter carparks would cover over three years of this measure.