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Last week saw the biggest shake up in the Nanny Industry has had in a very long time with Fair Work announcing the Nannies and Au Pairs will now be covered under the Miscellaneous Award 2010 with changes effective immediately.
While I am sure there are a number of very unhappy people amongst the industry - overall I really do not think it is such a bad thing. It is a step in the right direction to see the industry as the professional body it deserves to be. I’ve only just scratched the surface of the award, but here are my views on the key elements.