The Fair Work Ombudsman is touting a $65,000 haul of backpay they’ve squeezed out of gouging employers around Canberra.
Here are the headline cases:
- — $15,000 for a Woden hairdresser who was underpaid penalty rates and allowances.
— A Fyshwick cashier has been back-paid $9900 after she was underpaid the minimum hourly rate.
— A Manuka real estate agent was back-paid $9100 after she was underpaid the minimum hourly rate and not paid her annual leave entitlements.
— $8000 for a Tuggeranong manager underpaid annual leave and long service leave,
— $6200 for a Canberra cleaner underpaid the minimum hourly rate and annual leave entitlements,
— $6200 for a Belconnen office worker underpaid annual leave and long service leave,
— $5000 for a Canberra draftsperson underpaid severance entitlements.
If you think you’ve been done down by The Man contact the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94 from 8am-6pm weekdays. For translations, call 13 14 50.