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Fair Work Ombudsman gives up fighting Foodora but union boxes on

The Fair Work Ombudsman has dropped its legal action against Foodora after the food delivery company ceased operations in Australia. The FWO had launched litigation over sham contracting, alleging Foodora had falsely classified its workers as independent contractors, instead of…

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Snap protest underway outside cafe accused of wage theft

After being accused of underpaying its workers earlier this week, Melbourne cafe 'Hairy Little Sista' is tonight under siege from a noisy protest organised by the Hospo Voice union. In a new tactic to battle wage theft, Hospo Voice, a…

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Cafe underpayments described as ‘worst case’ of exploitation

The United Voice Union has described underpayments at a Melbourne cafe as one of the worst cases of worker exploitation that it has seen. ‘Hairy Little Sista’ in Little Collins Street in the city’s CBD is accused of paying employees…

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Foodora facing court accused of ripping off workers with sham contracts

In what could turn out to be a landmark case, the Fair Work Ombudsman is taking food delivery company Foodora to court, alleging that it ripped off workers by putting them on sham contracts. The legal action, which was filed…

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