Melbourne’s Academy for Kids was fined $19,980 for not paying the minimum hourly rate, casual loadings and broken shift allowances. The owner, Ms Vivien Mahomet, was taken to court by the Fair Work Ombudsman after failing to produce workplace pay slips and other related documents.
Parents could be forced to pay extra for family day care because the Federal Government is tightening the criteria for providers. Several family day care schemes have already increased their daily admin levies charged per child in care. For some parents, especially in rural areas, the increase could be up to $140 per month per […]