June 2019 | Tokyo Sushi bar employees underpaid by more than $70,000, Fair Work Ombudsman finds

Date: 3 June 2019

Source: ABC

Toyko Sushi bars in regional NSW at Gosford and Newcastle were targeted and taken to court by the Fair Work Ombudsman after inspectors found evidence that 31 employees had been underpaid in 2016.

Owner Kiyoshi Hasegawa was personally fined $63,936 for her role in the underpayments at two Tokyo Sushi outlets at the Erina Fair mall in Gosford and another at suburban Fletcher in Newcastle.

Two outlets owned by Ms Hasegawa and her family companies, Hasegawa & Ye International and Heiwa International, were fined $150,120 and $169,000 respectively.