The Andrews Government has delivered on a pre-election promise to return Easter Sunday to being a Public Holiday. Employees working on Easter Sunday in Victoria will be entitled to higher penalty rates as result.
A ban on Easter Sunday trading was lifted in 2011 but it was not made a Public Holiday, meaning employees did not receive public holiday penalty rates.
The business community is, for the most part, unhappy with the decision and many businesses will not be trading on Easter Sunday as a result.
For more information, read the article on The Age website here...