A large number of Contractors have complained of the rounding down of the travelled kilometers (and rightly so). I have saved a screen capture of the Government Buses website and it clearly states in the section that I have circled that: “You need to count every section that you travel in, whether you are […]
Km Rounding When keying the Km from the Claim Form, decimal point parts of Km driven have been ignored. I.e. if you drive 45.4 km, the Dept will enter 45 km – you’re driving the 0.4 for free. Does the NSW government require our charity?
Runs Allocation Its a very strange system of runs allocation. Allocation officer will ring an operator offering to him or her a run over the phone ????? why the department doesn’t put all the runs on web site for all the operators to see and choose a run that is suitable to the operator and […]
Fair Pay and the Support and Respect for the Work that we do and Provide. • It would seem from the everything that has been going on, the department has not taken into account that these children are not normal children and that the transport of these special needs children is carried out during the […]
Payments being Wrongly Calculated • Myself and a number of other contractors have only just been paid this week for the work that we carried out in February and then the payment is wrong or short. When you take the run km’s traveled each day and relate that to the $ amount shown on the […]
As a long term contractor I learnt today when querying the underpayment that I am expected to pick up the student who is furthest away even when I drive past the 2nd student’s house en-route. Accordingly my KM’s drop down into the lower rate category. Nice one Dept. of Education! They never miss an opportunity. […]
I have put in my invoice for Assisted School Travel, but just like the tender process, the payments for delivering kids to school is completely different than the amount of the invoice. I am wondering if I have wasted my time filling out an invoice and calculating rates etc. just as I wasted my time […]