Students Stand Up For Penalty Rates!

Currently the Fair Work Commission are looking into penalty rates as a part of the 4 yearly review into modern awards.

Employers have been saying students don’t actually need penalty rates and that it is a lifestyle choice for students to use them.

We know differently. We know that students rely on penalty rates just to get by and value their weekend just as anyone else does!

Currently the Fair Work Commission are looking into penalty rates as a part of the 4 yearly review into modern awards.

Employers have been saying students don’t actually need penalty rates and that it is a lifestyle choice for students to use them.

We know differently. We know that students rely on penalty rates just to get by and value their weekend just as anyone else does!

Students are working more hours than ever before and yet more than two thirds of students live below the poverty line.

The NUS Submission can be found here

NUS correspondence to the FWC

Universities Australia Student Finances Survey