Industrial unions have the function of representing people that may be vulnerable as individuals. They maintain a balance between powerful corporations and individual workers. Our stance is that the purpose of unions is essential and valuable.
Workers should choose undesirable shifts for incentives such as penalty rates and never agree to work shifts under duress. Penalty rates are an essential standardised incentive.
It is extreme ignorance and poor understanding of business to assume a reduction of minimum wages and conditions will increase service or product delivery.