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Young Undergraduate Engineers looking for work experience

1st December 2020

 

Are you looking for someone with a background in Engineering? NECA has received two highly recommended applicants;

 

Candidate 1

  • Electrical Engineering Undergrad student, studying at the University of Wollongong
  • Looking for practical industry experience during the end of year break (late November until early... MORE

End of year Super Health Check

1st December 2020

 

As we draw a close to a challenging year, it’s a great time to reflect on where you are at with your super.

Your super is your savings for retirement and at NESS Super we want to support you with some helpful tips on your Super Health Check self-assessment.

It’s important that both Employers and their Employees know the following:

 

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Lifestyle Seachange Business Opportunity on the NSW Far North Coast

30th November 2020

Electrical Contracting business servicing the Clarence Valley for 33 years and based in beautiful YAMBA is for sale.  

This is a great opportunity for a qualified/experienced electrician to expand their present business or partner with someone as co-owners. Current owner is seeking retirement but is willing to stay on through a handover period.

The business enjoys a strong brand... MORE

Member Alert: NECA NSW STATE BUDGET 2020-21

18th November 2020

NECA is pleased to provide members with a snapshot of key measures contained in the ... MORE

NESS Super workplace seminars, helping your employees in the workplace

17th November 2020

Recently NESS Super conducted the first series of lunchtime talks with apprentices at NECA NSW. The sessions were aimed at helping young members navigate through the maze of superannuation.

At NESS Super, we are passionate about helping both young apprentices and all employees understand how their superannuation actually works and highlight some key strategies so that they can make the... MORE

Changes to Overtime Calculations for Casual Employees affective from 20 November, 2020

16th November 2020

From 20 November 2020, employers are now required to apply the compounding approach when calculating the pay of their casual employees who work overtime. This means that the employee is required to pay time and a half, double time and double time and a half on the rate that is inclusive of the casual loading.  

Overview of Casual Employees and... MORE

NESS Super lunchtime sessions at NECA's Centre of Excellence in the ACT

2nd November 2020

In October 2020, NESS Super conducted the first series of lunchtime talks with the young apprentices at NECA ACT.  The sessions were aimed at helping young members navigate through the maze of superannuation.

At NESS Super, we are passionate about super and helping young apprentices, employers, their employees, and self-employed contractors understand their super so that they can make... MORE

New Clarification of Metering Requirements for Tasmanian Electrical Contractors

19th October 2020

The Consumer, Building & Occupational Services (CBOS), has recently released an Electrical Standards and Safety Advisory Note 3 in regards to the Electricity Consumption Metering Requirements (Tasmania) Code of Practice requirements for the location of metering, metering enclosures and associated equipment.

Currently, the Code of Practice stipulates the following requirements:

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Improvements to unpaid parental leave entitlements

14th October 2020

The Federal Government has introduced legislation to improve unpaid parental leave entitlements for families dealing with the trauma of stillbirths, infant deaths and premature births.

Currently, parents who experience a stillbirth or infant death are only entitled to a guaranteed six-weeks of unpaid leave before they can be required to return to work.

The Fair Work Amendment (... MORE

Fair Work Commission extends operation of Schedule I in the Clerks Private Sector Award

14th October 2020

On 30 September, the Fair Work Commission extended the operation of Schedule I in the Clerks Private Sector Award until 30 November 2020.

Schedule I contains various provisions aimed at preserving the business viability during the COVID-19 pandemic. For administrative employees covered by this Award, subject to meeting all of the requirements in Schedule I, these... MORE

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