The Truthful Work Ombudsman has secured court docket orders for greater than $31,000 in penalties and back-pay in opposition to the previous Subway director.
Jason Matthew Hood was the director of two firms which previously operated Subway franchise shops in Glenelg on Jetty Street and within the Bayside Village Procuring Centre.
The Federal Circuit and Household Courtroom has imposed $5,425 in penalties in opposition to Mr Hood, and as well as has additionally ordered him to back-pay employees a complete of $25,597.
The penalties are available in response to Mr Hood’s involvement in failing to adjust to Compliance notices requiring back-payment of entitlements to 3 employees from August 2017 to October 2019.
One of many employees was owed $22,247, whereas the 2 others aged 17 and 18 on the time are owed $1,750 and $1,600 respectively.
The Truthful Work Ombudsman investigated Mr Hood after receiving requests from the affected staff, with Compliance Notices issued in September 2020.
The Truthful Work inspector shaped a perception the employees had been underpaid entitlements underneath the Quick Meals Trade Award 2010, together with minimal charges for atypical hours, informal loadings, penalties, a particular clothes allowance and annual go away entitlements on termination of employment.
Choose Stewart Brown stated the employees had been “weak to exploitation by unscrupulous employers because of the nature of their work and the hours required of them.”
“The precise aims of the Compliance Discover system have to be supported and a common message despatched as to the necessity for immediate and full compliance to them,” Choose Brown stated.