‘There’s no excuse for wage theft’: on the frontline of worker exploitation | Australia news

Toni Buckley says being a victim of wage theft in the hospitality industry “more times than I care to remember” prompted her to take legal action in the small claims division of Melbourne magistrate’s court against her former cafe employer. A 58-year-old widow with a mortgage, she had been working …

As cafe owners we know that wage theft is rife. But there is no excuse for it | Sean Minter and Kirsten Baker | Opinion

It’s hard work and long hours being a cafe owner. We make a very modest income, and if we’re being brutally honest, currently no income. We live week to week and regularly have to dip into our savings to pay our bills. But it is not up to us as …

‘Ignorance not an excuse’: What drivers need to consider before packing the car

‘Ignorance not an excuse’: What drivers need to consider before packing the car

Posted April 16, 2018 13:08:54 Photo: Police are warning motorists not to take risks like this driver transporting a canoe in a sedan. (Supplied: QPS) From canoes sticking out of car windows to stacks of bikes hiding licence plates, Queensland police often see dangerous examples of drivers failing to understand …