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Cafe 63 insisted staff accept food as part payment of wages

A Brisbane cafe ripped off staff by insisting they receive part of their wages in food and drink. The wage rip off occurred at Cafe 63’s since-closed flagship store at 63 Racecourse Road, Hamilton. The company owner now licences the Cafe 63 brand to 37 other businesses across Queensland and Australia. Federal Circuit Court Judge …

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Wage rip off: gay and bi men paid less than straight peers

Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University found a widespread sexuality-based wage rip off across Europe, North America and Australia. Gay men earn on average 6.8% less than straight men while bi men receive 10.3% less and bi women 5.1%. However, lesbians earn on average 7.1% more than their straight counterparts. The researchers conducted meta-analysis of 24 …

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Dodgy wages: are you working for free one week a year?

Miles Heffernan from IR Claims says wage theft is a real concern for Australian workers. Miles has put together a checklist so workers can keep track of their entitlements. “Dodgy wages are rife and employees need to know what to look for on their payslips.” “Over the last few years, we’ve seen a never-ending parade …