November’s Black Friday sales fuelled a better-than-expected retail turnover for the month, but economists are wary of how much the 0.9 per cent increase will take away from December trading.
Australia’s construction sector ended 2019 on a low note with deteriorating activity, new orders and supplier deliveries pushing a key industry index to its lowest mark since May 2013.
Commonwealth Bank will hand over as much as $53.1 million it owes staff in unpaid entitlements.
More than $300,000 has been returned to cafe and restaurant workers after a tactical Fair Work sting at four capital city food hotspots found 75 per cent of businesses were breaking the law.
Metcash has slipped to a $152.5 million first-half loss on the back of the loss of its 7-Eleven supply contract.
Woolworths has been slapped with an employee class action that alleges its underpayment scandal is far worse than the current $300 million estimate.