Day: December 11, 2017

Underclass of Restaurant Employees in Sydney Grossly Underpaid

Underpayment of wages and entitlements is common in the restaurant industry Diners in Sydney’s A-list suburbs are unknowingly exploiting an underclass of employees who are being grossly underpaid, Fairfax Media has found. Widespread cash-in-hand payments are resulting in hospitality workers being paid more than a third below the minimum wage, which is currently $15.96 per […]

Employer Apology Over Pregnancy Discrimination

Woman awarded $2,000 for pregnancy discrimination A Melbourne homewares shop has been forced to pay out a former worker and publish an apology after it unlawfully reduced her hours when she became pregnant. Good Housekeeping Australia in Cranbourne was found to have discriminated against a retail assistant in her early 20s when she told her […]

Car Dealer to Pay 72k Over Unfair Dismissal During Pregnancy

One of Tipperary’s best known car dealership, which is owned by a businessman who has campaigned against bullying, has been ordered to pay €72,000 to a former employee over its “wholly unacceptable” treatment of her during her pregnancy. The Employment Appeals Tribunal heard evidence that Brian Mordaunt and Sons, based at Davis Rd, Clonmel, had […]