Backpackers against wage theft 背包客反欠薪剝削

Early last week, the hospitality magazine reveals a backpacker facing wage theft case.1

近日餐旅服務產業雜誌(hospitality magazine)報導,背包客反剝削欠薪的個案。

The operators of a rooftop bar in Melbourne’s CBD will face the Fair Work Ombudsman in court for failing to back-pay an overseas employee.

墨爾本市區酒吧涉嫌積欠短期移工薪水,將面臨法院訴訟。

C & H Entertainment, the operator of The Red Hummingbird bar, have not followed a compliance notice which required the company to calculate and back-pay a casual employee.

名為C & H 娛樂公司(C&H Entertainment) 旗下紅蜂鳥酒吧(The Red Hummingbird bar) 因拒絕重新計算欠薪以及償還欠薪。將面臨法院訴訟。

 

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It’s alleged a British national on a 417 working holiday visa was underpaid casual loading, penalty rates for weekend, public holiday, late night and early morning hours.

據悉,一名英國持417打工度假簽證的背包客遭遇,雇主未給付周末假日加班費、國定假日加班費、早班及晚班薪資加給,非典型聘僱薪資加給等。

A Fair Work Inspector also found the company breached record-keeping and pay slip laws, which company director Don Haris Kumarage and Channa Dissanayake are believed to be involved in.

公平公正委員會(Fair Work)的檢查員,發現該公司並且違反員工薪資紀錄以及薪資單紀錄的法律規範,該公司的主管Don Haris Kumarage 與 Channa Dissanayake 更涉嫌其中。

C & H Entertainment faces a maximum penalty of $31,500, with Kumarage looking at a fine up to $6,300 for the compliance notice breach.

C & H 娛樂公司面臨最高$31,500罰緩,而Kumarage將面臨 $6,300各人罰緩。

For record-keeping and pay slip breaches, the company faces maximum penalties of $63,000 per breach and Kumarage and Dissanayake up to $12,600 per breach.

而關於違反員工薪資紀錄以及薪資單紀錄等法律規範,公司面臨最高$63,000罰緩,Kumarage及Dissanayake各人則另處以$12,600的罰緩。

A directions hearing has been listed in the Federal Circuit Court in Melbourne for 2 March 2020.

該案將於202032日於墨爾本的聯邦法庭開審。

Migrant Workers Centre reminds all the workers in hospitality industry, to see if your boss is paying you correctly. Please check the latest restaurant industry award. If you have any enquiry regarding to your workplace issue, please contact us now.

移工中心提醒所有在餐飲服務產業工作的勞動者,請確認你的雇主給付你正確的薪資。

以下為最新的餐飲服務業法定最低薪資標準,若有任何疑問,請與移工中心聯絡。



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[1] https://www.hospitalitymagazine.com.au/rooftop-bar-faces-court-for-underpayments/?fbclid=IwAR2CaUWx2fRrp2R4XR0axFani3HWLylLM7rc4jmS8jfPAOiC51vfZWylCaU