7-Eleven said it supports the Fair Work Ombudsman’s (FWO) investigation into a Brisbane Franchisee announced recently.
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) said it strongly supports the Federal Courts decision to uphold the Fair Work Commission’s Penalty Rates Decision.
In light of the incoming amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (“Act”) as a result of the Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill that finally passed, let’s consider what it might mean for your business once the amendments commence.
The Fair Work Amendment Bill to protect vulnerable workers was passed in the Parliament on the 5th of September.
The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill has sparked debate in the Senate as it looks to increase the responsibility between the franchisor and franchisee.
7-Eleven is investigating new facial recognition technology to tie into its existing biometric scanning systems, to combat wage fraud.
FWO Inquiry finds indications of serious non-compliance at 49 per cent of 130 Woolworths sites, with some workers paid rates as low as $10 an hour.