Claims have emerged that the fast food giant’s franchises are paying their delivery drivers as little as $12 an hour by deliberately not engaging them as permanent, full-time workers.
Following the 7-Eleven scandal, a bill has been submitted to parliament with the intention of ensuring employees are paid correctly – whether or not they are Australian citizens. What are the repercussions for employers?
7-Eleven has begun to terminate franchises involved in payroll breaches – despite previously saying that legislation would prevent this from happening.
Following revelations of widespread non-compliance, an inquiry has been launched into the employment conditions of workers in Victoria.
The newly appointed chairman of 7-Eleven has admitted that the company ‘should’ve known’ about its franchisees’ exploitative regime.
Following the recent worker exploitation scandal at 7-Eleven, the company’s chairman and chief executive have both announced their resignation.
Often conduct complained about in the workplace is not actually bullying behaviour
A court has imposed a hefty penalty against an HR manager, dismissing her argument that she was following her boss’s orders
A workplace investigation can turn into a fully-fledged fiasco more likely to start a fire than put one out