SMH: ‘I need the mortgage to be paid’: Winnie weighs up cost of Sunday work
The controversial cut in Sunday penalty rates has so far coincided with thousands of full-time jobs being lost from the retail sector, research has found.
The depth of the fall depends on which way you look at the statistics, with researchers pointing to a year-on-year drop of 50,000 while government bureaucrats look to trend figures that show a decrease of 2100 jobs. The research has been released ahead of a further 10 to 15 per cent cut to penalty rates, which kicks in on Sunday. Read more.
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