Australian Uber Eats drivers say their earnings have been slashed by 50 per cent thanks to a new algorithm being used by the company which they claim favours bicycle and scooter riders.
Wage theft is the systematic underpayment of a worker’s wages. WATCH to find out how it happens, what your rights are, and how you can go about recovering stolen wages in Australia.
The federal government has released a discussion paper proposing to introduce criminal penalties for employers who deliberately or recklessly underpay their workers.
Are you being paid your proper wages and entitlements? What about your penalty rates? Are you made to work endless hours of unpaid overtime? You may be the victim of wage theft. Find out with a WAGE THEFT CHECK.
Retired intensive care nurse Kay Boisen is being sued by her former employer, Queensland Health, for an alleged overpayment of long service leave entitlements. The department has commenced legal action to recover $40,000 it says that Ms Boisen owes. WATCH how the Nurses’ Professional Association of Queensland plans to fight the case on behalf of Kay.
The Fair Work Ombudsman says Brisbane’s popular West End food precinct is the third most complained about suburb in the country for wage theft. Inspectors are conducting surprise time and wage audits of more than 50 outlets in the area.