The WA branch of the Maritime Union of Australia has been ordered to pay compensation to a couple who were denied employment because they were not union members.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has warned employers to make themselves aware of their obligations to workers this Easter.
It seems that this particular industry is making a habit of underpaying staff, after an investigation found almost half of its employers were failing to pay employees correctly.
A recent investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found that one of Australia’s largest hotels has been underpaying staff, resulting in a large pay out for the company.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has been cracking down on employers who fail to properly remunerate their staff in a bid to tackle the spike in underpayments seen over the past few years.
After the FWC found that an employee had been unfairly dismissed from the organisation, it was ordered to pay the worker compensation. But the company now faces bigger fines after failing to compensate its former staff member.
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