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Greens move to boost super for women

Greens Deputy Leader and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt has given notice of a private member's bill allowing employers to boost superannuation payments to women employees.

The Sex Discrimination Amendment (Boosting Superannuation for Women) Bill 2014 will ensure employers are able to contribute more super for women employees than male employees without being considered to have breached anti-discrimination legislation.

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Greens win public service job cuts inquiry

As public servants across Australia are losing their jobs, the Australian Greens today have succeeded in establishing a Senate inquiry into how the Australian Government can better protect public sector workers from State Government attacks.

"Conservative governments are wielding the knife and public sector workers are looking to the federal Parliament to act,” Australian Greens Deputy Leader, Adam Bandt, said.

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