Business criticises fair work review

SMALL business groups say they have been overlooked by the review of the Fair Work Act.

The Federal Government is considering 53 recommendations to the Fair Work Act put forward by the review panel.

Lobby groups have criticised the recommendations, saying the panel failed to distinguish between large and small enterprises.

Restaurant and Catering chief executive John Hart said the review did not live up to expectations.

"I'm quite surprised that the report at the end of the day has been quite as inert as it is," he said.

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