The Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into the Workplace Relations Framework has handed down its draft report. Commissioned by the Abbott government, this review attacks workers’ rights by recommending a reduction in weekend penalty rates, tampers with minimum wage indexation and opens the door to removing protections around individual agreements.
Download the penalty rates petition!
While health and emergency frontline staff have been spared in this round, the aged care sector is still vulnerable. If an AiN’s weekend penalty rate is reduced, many would struggle to make ends meet, particularly coupled with a freeze on minimum wage growth.
We must protect our penalty rates.
Download the penalty rates petition, distribute and get as many signatures as possible and return it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Unions NSW, Level 3, Trades Hall, 4-10 Goulburn St Sydney.
We all deserve our penalty rates:
We must stand together with all workers in all sectors to ensure our rights are protected or risk losing them ourselves in the future. Sign the petition now.
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