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‘No room to move’: Grocers refuse to renew multi-employer deals

Independent supermarket retailers are set to end their long practice of multi-employer agreements because the test for approving the deals is too strict to allow the flexibilities they want. Master Grocers Association has been consulting dozens of IGA and Foodland stores on whether they want to terminate expired multi-employer agreements that deliver flexibility on penalty

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Supermarkets, retailers call for wage freeze amid rising living costs

Supermarkets and retailers are calling for a wage freeze for essential workers despite soaring cost-of-living pressures that are eating into pay packets. The Master Grocers Association, which represents brands such as IGA, FoodWorks and hardware chain Mitre 10, is warning against any increase in the minimum pay as the federal government spruiks real wage growth

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‘Cop out’ Sunday trading decision leaves businesses in limbo after Queensland inquiry

Key points: Big businesses in regional Queensland could be eligible for Sunday trading come August 2023 The decision is one of nine recommendations following a parliamentary inquiry Both sides of the Sunday trading debate say they are disappointed with the inquiry’s outcomes Small retailers in regional Queensland have been given until August 2023 to prepare

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