Penalty rates

May 20, 2013

Q. Do you think people who are required to work outside of normal hours – like night shifts, weekends or public holidays – should receive a higher hourly rate of pay?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Yes

81%

88%

74%

92%

No

12%

7%

19%

5%

Don’t know

7%

5%

7%

3%

81% of respondents agreed that people who are required to work outside of normal hours – like night shifts, weekends or public holidays – should receive a higher hourly rate of pay.

79% of full-time workers and 88% of part-time workers agreed.