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Federal Court Backs Fair Work Commission's Decision To Slash Penalty Rates

Court found no error

Federal Court Backs Fair Work Commission's Decision To Slash Penalty Rates Pexels

The Federal Court has backed the Fair Work Commission's decision to slash Sunday penalty rates.

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Unions representing hospitality and retail workers challenged the commission's decision in June slash penalty rates for workers in the fast food, hospitality, retail and pharmacy sectors, starting on July 1.

On Wednesday, Justice Mordy Bromberg said the court found no jurisdictional error in the way the commission went about its task.

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