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Wage theft from ‘family’ the result of race discrimination

A former Tasmanian hotel operator has been fined more than $211,000 for racially discriminating against two Malaysian workers of Chinese descent when he underpaid them more than $28,000. It’s the first time the Fair Work Ombudsman has taken legal action…

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This dick drawn in dust costs company $12,500 – Discrimination Claims

Employee advocacy firm Discrimination Claims has helped a young painter win $12,500 compensation, after his workmates jokingly scribbled a sexually suggestive message into a dusty window louvre. Ben worked for the Queensland-based painting contract company for three years, but said…

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“Get rid of her” – Worker awarded $100,000 compensation after being refused time off to care for dying girlfriend – Discrimination Claims

A printing company employee has been awarded $100,000 compensation after his boss refused to let him take time off to care for his dying girlfriend. Appallingly on one occasion his manager even told him to “get rid of her”, referring…

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