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What really happened after penalty rates were cut

Cuts to penalty rate were made with the promise of longer hours and more jobs. Here’s what really happened.

Cutting penalty rates was supposed to create jobs. It hasn’t, and here’s why not

Two years on, what has happened with penalty rates?

Woolworths strikes new agreement with retail workers union

Supermarket giant implements higher weekend penalty rates.

Unions push minimum wage increase

Worker groups want $50-a-week increase on salaries.

PR plan fails

MP George Christensen says bill as it stands lacks clarity.

Sigma, PPA penalty rates battle

Pharmacists are one of the lowest paid workers in Australia, says union boss.

COSBOA boss comments on Sunday penalty rates

CEO Peter Strong says the Fair Work Commission shows more compassion and thought for workers.

Sunday penalty rates to be phased down

“The damage is the same – people will be losing real money.”

Pharmacy in penalty rate debate

Industry divided on penalty rates as Professional Pharmacists Australia claims slashing penalty rates will hurt community pharmacy.