Retailers Push For Reduction in Penalty Rates For Employees

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A general view of people shopping on November 20, 2012 in Melbourne,... News PhotoAustralia,Business,Finance,General View,Horizontal,Melbourne - Australia,People,ShoppingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesMELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 20: A general view of people shopping on November 20, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. The National Retail Association is meeting with Fair Work Australia this week to discuss cutting or reducing penalty rates - increased wages paid to workers who work late night and Sunday hours - claiming that the rates are not suited for modern day Australia. Retail workers currently earn double time for working Sundays and weekday hours past 6:00pm. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)