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Recent developments in the on-demand workforce industry in Victoria

Recent developments in the on-demand workforce industry in Victoria

What's next for the gig economy?

Employer fined $130,000 for not paying unfair dismissal compensation

Employer fined $130,000 for not paying unfair dismissal compensation

Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said the penalties demonstrate that "serious consequences apply" for neglecting Fair Work Commission orders

Fair Work finds 72% of audited businesses breached workplace laws

Fair Work finds 72% of audited businesses breached workplace laws

The most common breaches related to underpayment of workers base hourly rates

Caltex franchisee penalised $100K for falsifying wage records

Caltex franchisee penalised $100K for falsifying wage records

The penalties are the highest that Fair Work has secured in a legal action relating solely to record-keeping and pay slip breaches

Pizza Hut franchisee penalised $216,700 for sham contracting

Pizza Hut franchisee penalised $216,700 for sham contracting

The employer misrepresented to a delivery driver that he was an independent contractor, not an employee