Pharmacists should not be parental leave “paymasters”: Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is opposed to pharmacists becoming “paymasters for government-funded paid parental leave (PPL) schemes”, a senior Guild leader says.

In the latest edition of Guild newsletter Forefront, David Quilty, Guild executive director, said that while the Guild was supportive of paid parental leave, they opposed schemes which would place greater administrative burden on small business owners (such as pharmacists).

“At the time