7-Eleven worker was paid 47 cents an hour in case lawyers call ‘slavery’

7-Eleven worker was paid 47 cents an hour in case lawyers call ‘slavery’

11 months ago
In a shocking case of what a lawyer slammed as “slavery”, an Aussie 7-Eleven worker was paid a pitiful amount by the largest convenience retailer in Australia. The Federal Government created history when it enacted antislavery laws in 2018, but revelations that one food delivery driver was killed every 11 days over the last two months show large corporations continue to exploit Australia’s most vulnerable workers unchecked. While the laws start imposing obligations this year […]
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Employers could be forced to name and shame themselves over wage theft

2 years ago
As per SMH recent article, Employers who underpay workers could be forced to name and shame themselves with public signs admitting their wage theft as part of industrial relations reforms Attorney-General Christian Porter is considering. Businesses which fail to prevent wage underpayment could also be banned from hiring migrant workers for a period of time, and company directors disqualified from holding office. Mr Porter, who will introduce legislation to criminalise the worst cases of wage theft […]
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