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Esempi dall'estero: la maternità e la pensione in Australia.

Note su “Parental Leave”

(….) You may be eligible for Parental Leave Pay if you:

are the primary carer of a newborn or recently adopted child, usually the mother. (...)

The child’s primary carer is the person who is most meeting the child’s physical needs. This will usually be the mother of a newborn child or the initial primary carer of an adopted child. (...)

You do not need to be working full-time to be eligible for Parental Leave Pay. You may meet the work test even if you:

  • are a part-time, asual or seasonal worker
  • are a contractor or self-employed
  • work in a family business (such as a farm)
  • have multiple employers, or
  • have recently changed jobs.     (….)
  • Queste note sono estratte dal sito www.familyassist.gov.au, il sito dell’Australian Government – Family Assistance Office.
    Mi sembra interessante notare la perfetta equiparazione tra il bambino nuovo nato e adottato e che lo schema della maternità sia applicabile a tutte le categorie di lavoratrici.

    E c’è un’altra informazione interessante che ho trovato rispetto all’argomento pensione (qui inglobata nel termine Superannuation). Udite udite:

    Self-employed

    Self-employed individuals are not required to set aside money to pay superannuation contributions. Self-employed individuals can still take advantage of the superannuation laws by making tax-deductible super contributions and/or non-concessional (after tax) super contributions. ….

    Note estratte dal sito www.superguide.com.au/superannuation-topics/self-employed
    Pensate se anche noi potessimo scegliere di non versare i contributi pensionistici ! Sarebbe un altro mondo.

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