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20 Jul 2017 : Union action pushes employers to protect penalty rates
Despite the recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision to slash penalty rates for thousands of hospitality, restaurant, fast food, retail and pharmacy workers, unions have pushed employers to refrain from enforcing the wage cuts.
23 Jun 2017 : First cuts to penalty rates just days away
12 May 2017 : Clubs seek to cut penalty rates by stealth
In a cruel move to cut workers’ wages, the Clubs Association is seeking the removal of the Clubs Award – a move which would force employees onto Awards which have already had their penalty rates stripped.
On 9 March IEUA-QNT members joined with thousands of concerned community and union members in Brisbane to protest the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to cut penalty rates.
23 Feb 2017 : Almost one million workers face penalty rate cuts
Almost one million Australian workers are facing up to a $6,000 hit to their pay packets after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down a decision on Thursday to slash penalty rates.