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wage theft Archives

NSW to name and shame companies for payroll tax avoidance

Companies in New South Wales that avoid paying payroll tax on unpaid wages could soon face significantly harsher penalti...

QLD wage theft bill passed despite industry concerns

Employers who intentionally siphon money from staff could face ten years prison.
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Wage theft can now lead to 10 years in jail in Victoria

Industry groups criticise new bill for treading similar ground as the FWO.

Coles has underpaid staff an estimated $20 million

Underpayment revelation overshadows first-half earnings of $725 million.

The pay imperative

After a year marked by wage theft scandals, our contributor argues it's time to get pay right.

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.

Rockpool accused of ‘audacious’ wage theft

Dining group accused of tampering with time-sheets to cheat chefs out of wages.

Criminalise wage theft: ex-ACCC head Fels

Hurry up and criminalise wage theft, former ACCC head tells Canberra.

Domino’s facing class action over underpayment claims

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

Clean house or be sorry

The behaviour of the retail industry with regard to employee wages and entitlements has left it vulnerable to a crusadin...
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