About Quick Tips
At every Synergy48 Group meeting members share useful information from their industry that may be of value to other members’ clients. Sometimes it’s just a quick tip like this one.
QUICK TIP: Make sure you are paying your staff correctly
Wage theft has been in the news a lot recently.
In a bid to stamp it out the Fair Work Ombudsman has outlined its priorities for the 2019/20 financial year. Its new focus will include:
- Fast food, restaurants and cafes
- Horticulture and the harvest trail
- Supply chain risks
- Sham contracting
Signalling that the regulator takes the issue of underpayment seriously, Fair Work Ombudsman Sandra Parker offers a straightforward warning to employers.
“If you are in one of our priority industries, operate a franchise system or employ large numbers of migrant workers, you should expect to hear from us.”