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New junior Woolies staff take pay hit under deal

New junior Woolies staff take pay hit under deal

New junior employees who start work at Woolworths supermarkets will be paid base rates that are $1.15 less per hour than those for existing employees under a new wages agreement.

  • by Anna Patty

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Michelle Guthrie lodges Fair Work claim against the ABC
Courts

Michelle Guthrie lodges Fair Work claim against the ABC

Former ABC boss Michelle Guthrie is taking the national broadcaster to the Fair Work Commission after her unceremonious axing last month.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn & Michael Koziol
Foodora had an 'interest' in delivery riders promoting company logo
Fair Work

Foodora had an 'interest' in delivery riders promoting company logo

But they were employed as independent contractors and did not represent the company, former company director Lisa Bushnell says.

  • by Anna Patty
Sushi shops forced to pay back $800,000 to workers

Sushi shops forced to pay back $800,000 to workers

Shoppers may love a cheap nori roll but the Fair Work Ombudsman has challenged them to consider the cost to workers.

  • by Anna Patty
Canberra sushi stores underpaid workers $30,000: Fair Work Ombudsman
Canberra

Canberra sushi stores underpaid workers $30,000: Fair Work Ombudsman

The underpayment was uncovered in a blitz of sushi stores throughout the ACT, NSW and QLD.

  • by Katie Burgess
It was meant as a career boost. Now academics say there's no way out
University

It was meant as a career boost. Now academics say there's no way out

A strike is brewing at the University of Canberra for the first time in more than 10 years as tensions climb over pay and "crushing" pressure on academics.

  • by Sherryn Groch
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Crust franchisee faces court over underpaying student staff
Retail Food Group

Crust franchisee faces court over underpaying student staff

Ombudsman alleges underpayments at a Crust Pizza outlet, including one staff member short-changed $30,000.

  • by Emma Koehn
'Wrong time': Retailers slam penalty rates increase for casuals
Fair Work

'Wrong time': Retailers slam penalty rates increase for casuals

Casual retail workers who clock on after 6pm on weeknights and on Saturdays have won a penalty rate increase.

  • by Emma Koehn
Employers forced to give detailed reasons for refusing flexible work
Flexible working

Employers forced to give detailed reasons for refusing flexible work

Workers will gain the right to mount a legal challenge if an employer fails to properly consider their request for flexible working arrangements.

  • by Dana McCauley
Underpaid Queensland journalists to receive more than $300,000
Fair Work

Underpaid Queensland journalists to receive more than $300,000

Touchpoint Media Pty Ltd and company director Laurence Bernard Ward will back-pay 23 staff members.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Independent contractors a 'major issue' for Fair Work Ombudsman
Startups

Independent contractors a 'major issue' for Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman has dropped its case against Foodora but ombudsman continues to look at issue regularly.

  • by Cara Waters