As we enter the last parliamentary sitting weeks of the year, the Government’s proposed changes to the workplace relations system remain hotly contested. While we support sustainable wages growth, more secure work for the retail workforce and more enterprise-level bargaining, we remain deeply concerned about the extension of multi-employer bargaining, which will increase complexity and costs for employers without any guarantee of improving pay and conditions for employees. Read more here.
Wishing everyone a powerful Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales period. Our predictions show this will provide retailers with strong results in the lead up to Christmas with ARA-Roy Morgan forecasting sales to reach a record $6.2 billion over the four-day Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend (25 – 28 Nov).