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Federal opposition vows to fight Fair Work with move to stop cuts to penalty rates

By James Reid Labor has vowed to fight the Fair Work Commission’s ruling to cut Sunday penalty rates, with legislation to be put to Parliament on Monday. The...

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Penalty rates decision fires up political debate, but rollout for small business still unclear

The Fair Work Commission’s decision to slash Sunday penalty rates across four awards has sparked political conflict, but exactly how and when the changes...

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Fair Work Commission cuts Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for workers in retail and hospitality

The Fair Work Commission has decided to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates in the retail, fast food, hospitality and pharmacy sectors, however...
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Peter Strong: Why the Fair Work Commission urgently needs a small business commissioner

The recent resignation from the Fair Work Commission by Graeme Watson is a brave and welcome decision. Watson’s comments, including his belief that the...

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Fair Work reveals widespread non-compliance across Australian Pizza Hut stores

The Fair Work Ombudsman has revealed multiple cases of non-compliance with Australian workplace law across 24 Pizza Hut stores in Australia, mostly relating to...
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Australia Day surcharge leaves customers cheesed off at Domino’s: How to communicate extra fees

Pizza lovers are claiming “false advertising” following confusion over a 15% public holiday surcharge at Domino's that some have labelled as "un-Australian". The fast food...
Kate Carnell

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Fair Work Act an “albatross around the neck” of small business: Carnell

Australian small businesses would be better served by a single small business award or code of practice in place of the complex Fair Work...
Abetz Abbott

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Small businesses say they get “screwed” by Fair Work Commission as former PM labels tribunal “anti jobs”

Government ministers have weighed in on a heated debate over the effectiveness of the Fair Work Commission after vice-president Graeme Watson resigned with claims...

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Fair Work vice president quits with attack on “partisan” and “dysfunctional” commission

An outgoing vice president of the Fair Work Commission has launched a scathing attack on the government body, claiming Australia's workplace relations framework is understandably considered...
Don Meij

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Domino’s asks customers to pitch in on Sunday pay bump as the business community waits for penalty rate decision

A Fair Work Commission decision on Sunday penalty rates is imminent, but market darling Domino’s Pizza Enterprises has kicked off 2017 by asking customers...
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