Tag Archives: FWC

PSA: raise remuneration rates

PSA lodged two major submissions this week, both addressing pharmacist remuneration. In one submission, PSA National President Dr Chris Freeman wrote to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce, to propose better use of existing MBS services by fully harnessing the knowledge, skills and accessibility of pharmacists. On behalf of …

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Federal Court upholds penalty rates decision

The Fair Work Commission’s decision to reduce some penalty rates has been upheld by the Federal Court of Australia. On Wednesday the court rejected two appeals against the penalty-rate reductions brought down by the FWC in February. In that decision, the FWC ruled that 7am-9pm Sunday penalty rates for full …

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