PENALTY RATES HAVE BEEN CUT - CHECK OUT HOW/WHY THE DECISION WAS MADE AND WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ONLINE.
The above video from SBS explains:
- What penalty rates are.
- The cuts that have been made.
- And some of the politics behind the decision.
The decision to cut penalty rates is going to heavily impact people who work in retail, hospitality and fast food.
This is a big deal for young people because young people rely on these industries for employment.
The Conversation tells us:
So let's check in on what the ever-enlightening voice of social media had to say about this issue:
1. PEOPLE TOOK TO TWITTER TO TALK ABOUT WHAT PENALTY RATES MEAN TO THEM:
2. SOME WONDERED IF THE PEOPLE MAKING THE DECISION COULD UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF PENALTY RATES: