Media Mentions

Chris Gardner quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald

07/13/2018

Chris Gardner was quoted in a July 13 story from the Sydney Morning Herald, "Aldi's pay plan given the BOOT," on how a workplace tribunal has doubled down on a ruling that has scared off employers from trying to get workers to trade away their penalty rates and other conditions in exchange for higher hourly pay. The Fair Work Commission's full bench decision outlined 11 principles of how the BOOT applies to "loaded rates" agreements. Gardner said this was an attempt by the FWC to articulate they key principles in an area of law that was highly fraught. You can read the full article here.