We all know the Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on many Australians. Don’t let it ruin your retirement.
The Government is threatening to use the cover of coronavirus to attack our legislated super increase – and it will cost you thousands!
A plan by the Liberal/National Government to cut super increases could mean the loss of $127,941.00 for a local government worker or $116,953.00 if you are an Administrative and Support Services.
Do you want to know how it will affect you? You can find out what is will cost you here:
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Union members fought for superannuation because all workers deserve to retire with dignity. Compulsory, employer-paid superannuation can ensure a dignified retirement, so long as we fight to save our guaranteed rises to 12 per cent by 2025. On 1 July next year, your superannuation will increase from 9.5 per cent to 10%. And by 2025 it will reach 12 per cent. These increases will add thousands of dollars to your super balance by the time you retire, which will make a huge difference to your quality of life.
That is, so long as we stand up and fight to protect our hard-won guarantees. Make no mistake, over the next couple of months, you will hear Liberal politicians, economists, and big business bleat about how super will cost wages or jobs or both. They tried this on in the 80s and 90s when we won super. They tried this on us when we won paid parental leave. And they said that cutting penalty rates for workers would create jobs. But they were wrong every time.
Now they want to cut super and cancel the already legislated increase of super. They were wrong then and they’re wrong now. And the price of them winning is your dignity in retirement.