Penalty rates

Andrew Wilkie strongly supports penalty rates and his unavoidable absence from Parliament today made no difference to the outcome of votes about the issue. He ensured his position was recognised by asking Cathy McGowan, who would have voted with the Government, to absent herself from the vote. This so-called ‘pairing’ ensured that both Andrew’s and Cathy’s positions were effectively recognised.


Posted on

June 20, 2017

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