Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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Five-year phase-in for penalty rate a ‘small win’ for booksellers

The Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard has recommended the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) give retailers five years to phase in a 200% Sunday penalty rate under the modern retail award. The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) CEO Malcolm Neil said Gillard's recommendation ‘recognised the significant change for some retailers regarding...

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