representing building managment, cleaning and security staff

New family and domestic violence leave entitlements

New family and domestic violence leave entitlements From 1 August 2018, modern awards will be varied to give employees access to 5 days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year. The leave can be taken by employees to deal with the impact of family and domestic violence. This includes (but isn’t limited to)

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BSCAA National welcomes a new Executive Director

BSCAA National welcomes a new Executive Director, Cassie Ruhe-Hodge. BSCAA National held a networking function on 27 July 2018 which was attended by members of the BSCAA National Board, State Presidents, Business Partners and Associates. This story was also covered by INCLEAN. To view it click here.  

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Victorian Education Minister calls for school cleaning audit

Victorian Education Minister James Merlino has ordered an audit into state government school cleaning contracts following reports cleaners have had their pay cut and hours reduced under the new cleaning contract reforms. Audit welcomed by industry George Stamas, president of the Building Services Contractors of Australia Association (BSCAA), said the association is in support of

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The exploitation of general and specialist cleaners working in retail chains for contracting or subcontracting cleaning companies

BSCAA National recently made a submission to The Senate for the Inquiry into the exploitation of general and specialist cleaners working in retail chains for contracting or subcontracting cleaning companies.  To view the BSCAA submission (and all other submissions on the subject) please click on the below link: The exploitation of general and specialist cleaners working

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