Union leaders have called for the Fair Work Ombudsman to hold fuel companies BP and Caltex accountable for the underpayment of workers aboard a contracted fuel vessel.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has spoken out against exploitative practices against vulnerable workers, in an address to a Senate inquiry
Fair Work Australia has reported “widespread” incidence of underpayment at United Petroleum outlets. A Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) Activity Report
A Caltex franchisee who acted as spokesperson for a recent protest march in Sydney has accused the company of targeting his business for termination, for his speaking out against the Caltex franchise model.
Caltex franchisees will take to the streets today in protest against what they say is “punitive and punishing treatment” by Caltex Australia.
Around 100 fuel outlet franchisees marched from Martin Place to the Caltex Australia headquarters on Market St in Sydney today, in protest about what they claim is unfair treatment.
Only one more week remains for 7-Eleven employees to make their claims with the Wage Repayment Program.
Caltex Australia issued a warning to franchisees that their businesses would be audited to check for employee wage underpayment.
ABC refuses to co-operate with 7-Eleven investigation into wage repayment allegations, claiming to protect identity of two whistleblowers.
7-Eleven is investigating new facial recognition technology to tie into its existing biometric scanning systems, to combat wage fraud.
7-Eleven has called on the ABC to share any information it has to assist in investigations into suspected ongoing wage fraud.