The big news about the Productivity Commission’s draft report has been the attack on Sunday Penalty Rates. That’s not surprising –4.2million Australians work on Sundays, and cuts to Sunday pay in the retail and hospitality industries will almost certainly trickle through to others.
But in case you didn’t get around to reading the 1000 page report because you were, you know, working, here’s a brief overview of some of the other nasties it contains for working Australians.
It has been a big May Day weekend! In celebration of the May Day marches that took place in hundreds of cities around the world, check out this vid of Victorian workers' marches over the past 12 months.
Valentines Day falling on a Saturday is romantic for some.
But hospitality, emergency services, health and community services workers who work weekends are facing the prospect of losing their penalty rates!Read more