LEGAL | Staff Reporter, Australia

McDonald's, KFC front senate inquiry

They fronted the inquiry over penalty rates.

According to The Sydney Morning Herald, senior executives at the burger chain were quizzed at a Senate inquiry about its agreement with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) that pays no weekend and very limited late-night penalties.

Click here to read more on The Sydney Morning Herald.

Another report from Inside Retail brought light to KFC’s nonpayment of penalty rates to workers.

KFC spokesman Robert Phipps defended the company’s approach which he said allows flexibility and fairness for workers. “We haven’t paid Sunday penalty rates in about eight years”.

Click here to read more on Inside Retail.

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