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Crackdown on Underpayment of Wages

By Lewis Holdway / August 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Federal Parliament is foreshadowing strong new penalties for employers who underpay their workers, including the introduction of criminal penalties. Recent Cases Underpayment has hit the headlines recently as George Calombaris has been ordered to pay a fine of $200,000 for the underpayment of $7.8 million. The penalty of $200,000 has been labelled as inadequate by…

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Sham contracts: If it looks and sounds like a sham, it is a sham.

By Daniel Van Leuverden / December 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

By Adam Foster Wednesday’s decision from the High Court of Australia reminds us that employers need to be careful that they are not misleading individuals into believing that they are independent contractors when in fact they are employees. Contracting vs. employment has again entered into the spotlight in the High Court decision on 2 December…

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