Sigma threatens to sue union over ‘misleading’ protest

Sigma is considering legal action against the pharmacists’ union after a penalty pay protest outside Amcal pharmacies.

It has accused Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) of distributing false and misleading material, apparently  including a fake Amcal brochure that appears to boast about "25% off" penalty rates.

Amacal pharmacies were also apparently targeted at random, without checking if they paid above or at the current award.

“We are currently investigating all appropriate courses of action, including legal avenues, on behalf of Sigma