Weekend Work

Apr 10, 2012

Q. Do you think workers should get a higher hourly rate for working on weekends or should the weekend rate be the same as the weekday rate?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Should get higher hourly rate on weekends

78%

82%

73%

91%

Weekend and weekday rates should be the same

18%

14%

23%

6%

Don’t know

4%

4%

3%

3%

78% think that workers should get a higher hourly rate for working on weekends and 18% think weekend and weekday rates should be the same.

86% of part-time workers support higher hourly rate for working on weekends. There were no significant differences across income groups.

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