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Sunday Penalty Rates Will Be Decreased

It has been announced that the Fair Work Commission has ruled that Sunday penalty rates will be reduced for staff across hospitality, fast-food and retail sectors.

In the fast-food award, penalty rates will be reduced for level one employees from 150 to 125% for full-time and part-time employees, 175 to 150% for casuals.

In retail, the Sunday penalty rate for full-time and part-time employees will be reduced from 200 to 150%. Casuals down 200 to 175%.

The decision was handed down in Melbourne, announced that the Sunday rates and public holiday rates will be cut across the different industries. It affects millions of Australians, who will now be left out of pocket.

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