The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) and United Voice have applied to the Federal Court for judicial review of the FWC’s Penalty Rates Decision in which the Commission decided to reduce Sunday penalty rates in the fast food, retail and hospitality industries.

Ai Group Workplace Lawyers is representing the Australian Industry Group which is the First Respondent in the proceeding.

The matter will be heard by a five Member Full Bench of the Federal Court (Justices North, Tracey, Flick, Jogot and Bromberg) over three days, commencing on 26 September 2017 in Melbourne.

If you would like assistance in applying penalty rates, please contact Ai Group’s Workplace Advice Service on 1300 55 66 77.
Alternatively, if you would like assistance in negotiations with unions or union disputes, please contact your local employment, workplace and industrial lawyer in Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong, Melbourne or Brisbane or email Ai Group Workplace Lawyers at

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