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Are you ready for casual penalty rates to increase?

Employers in the retail industry are soon to be affected by the next phase of the transitional arrangements to increase Saturday and evening penalty rates for casual employees. It is crucial that employers are alert to upcoming changes following the Fair Work Commission’s decision late last year, which received widespread criticism from retailers. From 1 November 2018, penalty rates were increased for casual employees covered by the General Retail Industry Award 2010 (Award). In order to softe