If a job has a registered contract, the premium does not apply. However: The Informant: Issue 1 UNITY, FUNDING and QUALITY – Nick Tindley, Executive Director, FCB shares his trip to reduce penalties under the 2010 General Retail Industry Award. A decision that will affect thousands of retailers and lead to job creation and growth in the retail sector. The result On Thursday, February 23, 2017, a full bank of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) issued its decision on penalty interest. In a landmark judgment, the Full Bench decided that Sunday sentences and public holidays should be varied in a series of modern awards. The table below contains these discrepancies and their operating dates: General Retail Industry Award 2010 Category New operating date previous Permanent Sunday 200% 150% TBD – Transition Casual Sunday 200% 175% TBD – Permanent Transition Permanent Holiday 250% 225% 1. July 2017 Casual Public Holiday 275% 25 0% 1 July 2017 Hospitality Industry Award 2010 Permanent Sunday 175% 150% TBD – transition public holiday 250% 225% 1 July 2017 Casual Public Holiday 275% 250% 1 July 2017 Pharmacy Industry Award 2010 Permanent Sunday 200% 150% TBD – Transition Casual Sunday 200% 175% TBD – Transition…… Supercheap Auto is one of the leading retailers for automotive spare parts, hand tools, power tools, car maintenance, electrical products, outdoor products and more. The Super Retail Group is a large, established and respected retail company that employs approximately 12,000 people throughout the group. The company of brands such as Amart Sports, Avanti Fitness, BCF Boating Camping Fishing, Goldcross Cycles, Rays, Rebel, Supercheap Auto, Workout World and Super Retail Commercial is active in Australia, New Zealand and China. The CBF`s relationship with the Super Retail Group extends to partnership with the company through the unique business bargaining process, which includes significant employee representation and two major unions.
Super Retail Group`s 2015 enterprise agreement has resulted in significant structural changes and productivity improvements. We worked with the company at all stages of the process, including the first strategy, negotiations, technical advice and assistance and cooperation with the Fair Work Commission. In addition to the general retail industry Award`s insistence on improving wages and conditions, the SDA, the retail employees` union, negotiates directly with employers for better wages and conditions on behalf of its members. It is this commitment that has made us the leader in the automotive, sports and leisure products business in Australia and New Zealand. Our Brisbane-based network spans 670 retail outlets and more than 12,000 team members in Australia, New Zealand and China. Today, the Super Retail Group is one of Australasian`s largest retailers and is home to iconic brands such as BCF Boating Camping Fishing, Macpac, Rebel and Supercheap Auto, with annual sales of more than $2.5 billion. Registered contracts apply until they are terminated or replaced. 2016 proved to be a turbulent year for the Fair Work Commission to approve enterprise agreements (or not, as has been the case for many employers). Vice President Sams` decision to approve the Beechworth Bakery Employee Co Pty Ltd 2016 (agreement) agreement has been a hope for employers in an otherwise bleak licensing landscape.