Today politicians get a pay rise, while workers get a pay cut!

July 3, 2017 Protect Penalty Rates

Today, on the same day that the Turnbull Government allows the pay of some of Australia’s lowest paid employees to be slashed, Federal Coalition politicians have chosen to give themselves a pay increase.

As the phase in of the penalty rate cuts begin today on 1 July, 700,000 Australian workers across the fast food, retail and hospitality industries covered by Awards will have their take home pay slashed.

But we’re not giving up.

We need to prepare for a long and hard fight, to stop these devastating pay cuts and protect your take-home pay. We need your help to spread the word and make our movement stronger.

The fight is not over.