As you would be aware, in February 2017, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) ruled to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for workers covered by the Retail, Fast Food, Hospitality and Pharmacy Awards.
Sadly, we’re seeing an increasing number of tragic events occurring at our workplaces, such as what took place in Bourke Street earlier this year, and the fatal stabbing at Doncaster’s Westfield Shopping Plaza.
These incidents affected us all, given the number of lives lost and the fact that they took place at places we know well. For many people, it occurred at or near their work.
Last year, we asked for input on our members’ experiences of customer abuse and violence. The feedback has made it clear that this is a huge issue for our members. Often it is related to drug abuse in our society.
The SDA believes that customer abuse and violence must be treated as an occupational health and safety issue in the retail and fast food industries.
In June of this year, the Fair Work Commission granted a 3.3% wage increase for employees throughout Australia working under Modern Awards. This article outlines the wages and some key working conditions for hairdressers and workers operating under the Hair and Beauty Industry Award 2010.
In June this year, the Fair Work commission granted a 3.3% wage increase for employees throughout Australia working under Modern Awards. This article outlines the wages for mannequins and models working under the Mannequins and Models Award 2010.