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We Urgently Need Your Help!

As you may be aware, workers in hospitality recently had their weekend penalty rates slashed. United Voice has been actively campaigning against these cuts for several years, both on behalf of the workers directly affected and other members who may be affected in the future. Continue reading

Remuneration Update – Mercer Survey goes live!

As you may be aware, Mercer rolled out the remuneration inquiry survey last Friday at noon. They have already reported a great response from staff completing the survey.  Continue reading

Mercer site visits conclude

Mercer site visits have now concluded, with visits to the Wide Bay, Metro North and South and Gold Coast LASNs completed. Staff from Central Queensland LASN travelled to Bundaberg to attend the meeting held there. Continue reading

Fair Work Commission decision

Hundreds of thousands of Australians who work on Sundays are set to have their take-home pay slashed after a landmark ruling by the Fair Work Commission on Thursday. Full-time and part-time workers in retail will have their Sunday penalty rates dropped from 200 per cent to 150 per cent of their standard hourly rate, while casuals will go from 200 per cent to 175 per cent. Continue reading