Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters -
Unions appeal penalty rates decision
On 26 September 2017, a full court of five judges in the Federal Court heard an appeal against the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to cut penalty rates across five modern awards in the hospitality, fast food and retail industries. The appeal was brought by the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) and United Voice (UV).