underpayments Archives

hair salon

Salon charged over alleged exploitation of hairdresser via “cashback” scheme

A hairdresser was allegedly required by a salon to pay back some of her wages resulting in her being underpaid almost $1...
logistics, warehousing

Warehousing company alleged to have underpaid 30 employees a total of $360k

The FWO is seeking against a warehousing company for allegedly underpaying 30 employees deliberately a total of over $3...
cafe franchisees, franchisee, compliance, cafe businesses

Sydney cafe to face court over alleged non-payment of young worker

A former employee of a Sydney cafe was allegedly not paid any wages for seven days' work, landing the owners of the busi...
cleaning company, cleaner

Cleaning company charged over alleged underpayments

A WA cleaning company has been found to have allegedly underpaid 35 employees a total of $119,318 despite previous FWO w...

Trolley collector to face court after unsuccessful underpayment appeal

A trolley collector who unsuccessfully appealed an FWO order to backpay a former employee has been ordered to face the F...

Builders summonsed to court over alleged underpayments

A Melbourne building company is facing court over the alleged underpayment of a young worker in his early 20s.

Former hotel operator penalised for underpaying kitchen hand

Failing to back-pay an employee who had worked as casual bar attendant and kitchen hand has cost a former hotel operator...