Issue 18 – August 2023
Headlines: Protecting Worker Entitlements - Changes to employer requirements; Do more in Online Services; Payroll levy rate now 2.7%; Reminder to use current forms; Reminder to submit annual audit reports.
Issue 17 – May 2023
Headlines: Online Services expanding; Final outcomes of our 2022–23 client surveys; Increase to penalty unit rate; Regulatory event; 2022–23 audit reports reminder.
Issue 16 – November 2022
Headlines: 2022–23 Client Satisfaction Survey Program - initial findings; Public holidays and long service leave; Office closure dates over Christmas; Last leave and levy submissions for 2022; 2021–22 Annual Report now available; Online safety reminder.
Issue 15 – August 2022
Headlines: 2022–23 Corporate Plan now available; 2022–23 Client Satisfaction Survey Program; Leave application updates and reminders; Leave payments versus reimbursements; Supporting your employees this R U OK? Day.
Issue 14 – April 2022
Headlines: Independent Review update; How the Fund works – new resources; Employer obligations around cessation; Easter break office closure dates; Missed an update? Catch up on news.
Issue 13 – November 2021
Headlines: Christmas office closure dates; Last leave and levy submissions for 2021; Levy Loader update; Adjustment levies/refunds – change to process; Waiver agreements; Coal LSL Annual Report 2020–21; 2021 Client Survey results.
Issue 12 – August 2021
Headlines: Introducing Levy Loader; Independent review underway; Paid parental leave reporting; New leave amendment form and process; Updates to existing leave application forms.
Issue 11 – April 2021
Headlines: March Senate Committee update; Client survey; Annual audit reports; Online user guide for employer portal; Latest employee enquiries; Collective diversity makes us strong.
Issue 10 - November 2020
Headlines: 2020 highlights including access to our 2019–20 annual report; Civil penalty unit rate change; Does GST apply to levies?; Leave accrual during industrial action; Latest topics of interest to eligible employees.
Issue 9 - August 2020
Headlines: Service improvements; New audit FAQs; Eligibility examples; Pro rata on leave entitlements; Maintaining authorised contacts; Recent employee enquiries.
Issue 8 - May 2020
Headlines: Hot topics for employees; Is COVID-19 impacting your long service leave obligations?; Access to unclaimed leave of a deceased employee; Using the correct Levy Advice form.
Issue 7 - February 2020
Headlines: Accrual during paid parental leave; Information for the self-employed; Topics of recent interest to employees.
Issue 6 - November 2019
Headlines: Understanding the coal industry long service leave benefit; Celebrating 70 years of Australia’s first portable long service leave benefit; Top 5 recent employee enquiries; Accurate employee records matter; Audit season is on its way.
Issue 5 - September 2019
Headlines: Rested employees are good for business, Employee wellbeing, Service reviews, Service supports for employers, EOFY snapshot.
Issue 4 - July 2019
Headlines: New website, New corporate plan, No pro rata on leave entitlements, EOFY checklist.
Issue 3 - June 2019
Headlines: New Adjustment Levy Advice form, Are your authorised contacts up to date?, Levy advice form - making life easier.
Issue 2 - May 2019
Headlines: Building strong connections, New Adjustment Levy Advice form coming soon, We’ve moved office.
Issue 1 - April 2019
Headlines: Serving the black coal mining industry, Reporting on casual hours, Mastering the Levy Advice form, Annual audit report 2018-19.
Our periodic updates provide useful information for employers administering the long service leave legislation for their eligible employees.