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‘I rely on weekends to pay my bills’: How taking away Sunday penalty rates will hurt workers (SMH)

Queensland Council of Unions general secretary Ros McLennan said the FWC decision was a “game changer” for industrial relations in Australia.

“The independent umpire makes decisions based on the rules they are given,” she said.

“These rules are contained in our laws. If it is possible that penalty rates can be cut, then it is clear these rules need to change.”