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underpayment Archives

Class action alleges On The Run underpaid staff by up to $70 million

Lawsuit says more than 8000 current and former workers are affected.
Financial

How to avoid an underpayment fiasco

Employers must make the effort to understand the complexities of modern awards or risk reading their names on the next l...
Financial

Best of 2019: Payment scandals

One of the biggest stories of the year was the failure to pay retail staff correctly.

Failure to comply: endemic underpayment

Partner content: Why is it so difficult for retailers to pay employees correctly?

No, a ‘complex’ system is not to blame for corporate wage theft

If Woolies can keep track of food use-by dates, it should be able navigate the wage system.

FWO on underpayment: Self-disclosure no longer enough

Big businesses that underpay to face multi-year audits, training, public apologies.

Subway under investigation for underpaying workers

Franchisees in the firing line over wage theft claims.

Michael Hill to rectify six years of underpayment

Retailer finds it underpaid staff over six years, and may need to spend up to $25m to fix it.
Franchising

Domino’s facing class action over underpayment claims

Pizza giant accused of underpaying tens of thousands of workers over five-year period.

Chatime facing allegations of rampant underpayment

Bubble tea chain subject of latest underpayment scandal.

Beaurepaires identifies nine years of payment mistakes

Retailer has both underpaid and overpaid around 3700 staff since 2010.
People

Taskforce recommends criminal penalties for wage theft

What to do with retailers when underpayment isn't a mistake?

7-Eleven pays out $150 million to staff

Convenience chain continues to pay back staff after revelations of under-payments and poor record-keeping.

Woolworths trolley deed a warning to more

Ombudsman believes deal should be a warning to other businesses.

Retailer slugged with fine

Fair Work Ombudsman and court go after retail outlet's management.

Domino’s refutes squeezing franchisees

Pizza chain responds to speculation it's underpaying staff and selling visas.

Cotton On reimburses workers

Fashion chain pays back workers after 'miscalculation.'