When will bars and restaurants be opening again? For those craving a Saturday night drink or Sunday brunch, here is the latest update.
Good morning, early birds. State-owned Queensland Investment Corporation will make an official bid for a stake in Virgin Australia, and yesterday's return to parliament didn't disappoint. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The restaurant industry is angry that industrial relations law is being enforced and employers who underpay workers are being revealed. But if an industry can't survive when the wages it pays are virtually stagnant, there's something seriously wrong.
Businesses insists award complexity is why they repeatedly underpay their workers. The facts show otherwise.
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, News Limited and some restaurateurs are claiming that penalty rates are too high and are hurting the hospitality sector. But is it true? Melbourne-based freelance writer Callum Denness puts down his latte to find out.
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Hospitality employees reveal the things they don't tell customers, like what's really in that "low-fat" smoothie, how they scam extra tips, and why things really make the "specials" board.
An anonymous reader lets exposes the second-rate hospitality training given to international students hoping to gain permanent residency in Australia.
Working in hospitality is tiring enough, but Bruce Buschel has written 50 rules that a restaurant staffer should never do. Don't compliment the customers. Don't treat reading the specials like an acting audition. Nothing about flies in soup though.