The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA), which represents workers in retail, fast food, warehousing and the beauty industries, has refuted certain claims in yesterday’s press.
A Federal Senate inquiry has been told that this restriction disadvantages many lower paid workers and prevents them from participating in this national savings plan.
A report on the prospect of allowing alcohol sales in C-stores, scheduled for release to the public today, will not be released until a later date.
Trade figures released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) represent a better than expected start to the retail year with 3.11% total growth year-on-year and a 0.4% jump for January alone.
Caltex franchisees will take to the streets today in protest against what they say is “punitive and punishing treatment” by Caltex Australia.
There has been some confusion in the convenience store industry, caused by the reduction in Sunday penalty rates.
The Federal Opposition moved to block a Fair Work decision that would see some Sunday penalty rates slashed by 25 per cent.
Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) dropped a bombshell yesterday at the 2016 full-year results conference, revealing the company would close and sell the Adelaide bottling plant in 2019.
Kraft has retreated from its takeover bid for Unilever, after the fellow multinational demonstrated strong resistance to the buyout.
In apparent capitulation to industry demands, the NSW State Government has rolled back the launch date of the new CDS by five months.
The Coca-Cola Company intends to continue expansion of its Zero Sugar product brand in Australia this year, as well as in European markets and South Africa
Alister Jordan has taken up a role as the new head of Coles Express, with Coles director John Durkan calling him a “natural internal successor”.