"Employees who stop work to attend the rallies could face hefty penalties for unlawful industrial action, and it is unfair for the ACTU to expose workers to these consequences.
“Businesses and workers work best when they work together. Only successful businesses can offer superior wages and conditions, and genuine job security.
"The ACTU’s rallies and its class-war rhetoric needs to be decisively rejected by all political parties. Australian workplaces have moved on from the strike-plagued 1960s and 70s. The retrograde approach of the ACTU has no place in modern workplaces," Mr Willox said.
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