Dec 2018 | Fair Work inspectors raid cafes and restaurants on Melbourne’s Degraves St and Hardware Lane

Date: 11 Dec 2018

Source: The Australian

Fair Work inspectors are conducting surprise visits at dozens of restaurants and cafes in popular Melbourne city dining strips today following concern about the widespread underpayment of workers.

Inspectors are currently in Degraves Street and Hardware Lane, speaking to business owners, managers and employees to check that workers are being paid correctly.

At least 40 businesses face audits and inspectors are also examining their employment records for compliance with workplace laws.