Tagged With Wage Theft

Fair Work is taking cafe chain 85 Degrees to court over a fake internship program which allegedly underpaid foreign workers


Fruit pickers are facing ‘outrageous’ exploitation, according to a new report – and it could be why the government’s $6,000 bonus scheme is falling flat


NAB originally thought it had underpaid staff by $850,000. Now it looks more like $128 million.



It’s now a crime to commit wage theft in Queensland, after new laws were passed by the state parliament


Venezuela has not paid employees at its English-language media operation in months. It's instead relying on Cuban students to win the propaganda war.


Hero Sushi has copped a record $891,000 fine for wage theft after workers were paid as little as $12 an hour



Nearly 1 in 4 Queensland workers aren't getting the pay they're entitled to. Their bosses could face up to 10 years jail time under proposed wage theft laws.


Coles will make managers fill out timesheets after underpaying them $20 million, as Aussie companies go back in time to get wages right


Target employees were underpaid $9 million, as Wesfarmers reveals yet another wage scandal on its books


New Australian laws could slap wage thieves with ten years jail time, million-dollar fines and public notices admitting they underpaid staff


Coles has underpaid its supermarket managers by $20 million, just months after rival Woolworths' own wage scandal


George Calombaris' restaurant empire has gone into voluntary administration following its wage theft scandal



Here's a rolling list of the celebrity-chef restaurants that have been busted underpaying their staff


We asked two employment experts why Australian workers keep getting ripped off, and they gave two very different answers


The Woolies underpayment scandal has led other big retailers to double check their own books


Unions are pushing for 5-year prison sentences and multimillion-dollar fines for wage theft, but an employer group says it shouldn't be considered a crime at all



Sunglass Hut underpaid hundreds of staff $2.3 million collectively. Its punishment is a paltry $50,000 legal donation.


Leaked documents show major group of Melbourne bars significantly underpaying staff