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Jun 25, 2017News

With just 1 week until penalty rates are slashed, urgent action is needed. […] Read More »

SMH: Malcolm Turnbull says the government supports penalty rate cuts

Mar 17, 2017News

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has for the first time offered explicit government […] Read More »

Life Hacker: Five Myths About Weekend Penalty Rates Debunked

Mar 16, 2017News

Last month, the Fair Work Commission elected to reduce penalty rates for […] Read More »

Newcastle Herald: Penalty rate cuts hurt workers and communities

Mar 16, 2017News

The decision of the Fair Work Commission to cut Sunday penalty rates […] Read More »

Why the FWC decision to cut penalty rates will impact all retail & fast food workers

Mar 1, 2017News

Reports in today’s The Australian (2/03/17) make incorrect claims about the role […] Read More »

SMH: Employers’ pyrrhic penalty rates win reflects self-defeating economics

Feb 25, 2017News

The Fair Work Commission unveiled its long-awaited decision on penalty rates for […] Read More »

SMH: How the penalty rates decision hurts women

Feb 24, 2017News

When I left school I worked as a Christmas casual at David […] Read More »

NINE News: Workers reveal heartache over penalty rate cuts, as Shorten pledges to fight ‘bad decision’

Feb 23, 2017News

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has blasted the Fair Work Commission’s decision to […] Read More »

SMH: Cutting penalty rates is a war on the young and on the poor

Feb 23, 2017News

The same government who started the week saying young people just need […] Read More »