Aug 28, 2017

Addicted to cash: why Labor won’t dump the SDA

Labor is campaigning hard against organisations that want to undermine penalty rates -- but will quietly look the other way if you give it enough money.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

SDA president Joe de Bruyn

Restoring penalty rates cut by the Fair Work Commission is a key Labor commitment under Bill Shorten. Within 100 days of being elected, he says, Labor will restore penalty rates for workers who are the victims of the Fair Work Commission-employer attack on their incomes.

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