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SMH: Penalty rates in sights of business leaders

Jan 4, 2017News

Sunday penalty rates, banking regulation and the looming Trump presidency are some […] Read More »

Nurses rally in Melbourne amid penalty rates fear

Jun 28, 2016News

The Herald Sun, 25 June 2016: Paramedics and nurses stepped up their own […] Read More »

Letter to the Editor: “Lobbying to reduce penalty rates disgusts me”

May 12, 2016News

The Newcastle Herald, 12 May 2016: The lobbying to reduce casual weekend penalty […] Read More »

Blair MP Shayne Neumann will save Ipswich workers’ penalty rates

May 10, 2016News

The Queensland Times, 10 May 2016: Ipswich workers on penalty rates will need […] Read More »

Penalty rates a key poll issue for unions

May 2, 2016News

SBS, 2 May 2016: Unions have used May Day to single out penalty […] Read More »

Penalty rates decision pushed back

Apr 29, 2016News

The Australian, 29 April 2016: The Fair Work Commission is pushing back a […] Read More »

Workers vow to ramp up campaign to protect penalty rates as Fair Work hearings enter final week

Apr 11, 2016News

Media release, 11 April 2016: Two of Australia’s biggest unions today announced they […] Read More »

Unions threaten penalty rate campaign during election

Apr 11, 2016News

ABC AM, 11 April 2016: Unions are threatening to make weekend penalty […] Read More »

MEDIA RELEASE: Election coming but Turnbull Government refuses to come clean on penalty rates

Mar 21, 2016News

21 March, 2016: The Federal Opposition’s submission to the Fair Work Commission […] Read More »

Penalty rates no luxury: Shorten

Mar 21, 2016News

Oppn leader says penalty rates let casualised workers share nation’s economic prosperity. Read More »