Posts Tagged ‘penalties’

Fair Work Ombudsman recovers $746,000 in unpaid wages

Chef cooking food in a wok

Source: Smartcompany The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has asked consumers to consider the real price of cheap food after recovering $746,203 in unpaid wages for almost 400 workers including migrants in recent blitz of sushi restaurants. The FWO has audited 45 sushi businesses in NSW, Queensland and the ACT, finding widespread non-compliance with workplace laws…

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Record fine for 7-Eleven pay scam

record fine for 7-Eleven pay scam

A 7-Eleven operator in Sydney has been penalised a record $214,200 for deliberately short-changing two migrant employees and falsifying records. Harmandeep Singh Sarkaria – who owns and operates the 7-Eleven at Bankstown – has been penalised $35,700 and his company Amritsaria Four Pty Ltd a further $178,500. They are the largest penalties secured against a 7-Eleven franchisee…

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