Union holds up Chemist Warehouse as a shining light

The pharmacists’ union is campaigning for all employers to follow the lead of Chemist Warehouse and others and protect staff from cuts to penalty rates.

Hundreds of pharmacies have agreed not to implement penalty rate cuts approved by the Fair Work Commission, a Professional Pharmacists Australia spokesperson says.

“MyChemist, Chemist Warehouse, UFS Dispensaries and several independent operators are among [those to] side with their workforce over unfair laws, but we want to see the whole sector move to protect the penalty rates.”

In April, PPA