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Super Retail Group faces court action over alleged underpayments

Super Retail Group faces court action over alleged underpayments

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court against Super Retail Group (SUL) and four subsidiary companies, alleging underpayments. Super Retail Group’s subsidiaries i...
Italian watchdog fines online retailer YNAP more than $5 million
Casual retail workers sign on to Victoria’s sick pay guarantee
Walgreens, CVS plan to start offering abortion pills
Endeavour agrees to divest Adelaide bottle shop to appease ACCC

Legal Archives

RFG settles unconscionable conduct case brought by ACCC

Settlement consists of payments to franchisees and waivers of debt totalling approximately $10 million, says ACCC chair...

New York to ban animal sales at pet stores in 2024

Pet retailers are set to be barred from selling dogs, cats and rabbits in the state of New York come December 2024 under...

Productivity Commission seeks action over fake Indigenous-style souvenirs

The commission says many visual arts and crafts misappropriate important cultural symbols and stories, weakening customa...

“Frustrated”: Lovisa staff call out underpayment, poor workplace culture

Allegations from staff are coming thick and fast after former employee Marissa Tukuafu shared her experiences working at...

ACCC alleges Bloomex Australia duped customers with old reviews and phony discounts

It comes after the ACCC issued a warning ahead of Valentine’s Day this year to the online floristry industry amid a sea ...

Woolworths faces probe over Queanbeyan Supa IGA bid

The competition watchdog says both Woolworths and Supa IGA Karabar currently compete in supplying groceries in the broad...

What you need to know about industrial relations changes heading into 2023

The Fair Work Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022 represents the most substantial set of amendments ever made ...

National Footwear Retailers Association merges into ARA

New members will have access to the ARA’s member benefits, including support services.

Uber fined $21 million for misleading on fares and cancellation fees

Representatives of Uber and the ACCC were not immediately available for comment.

New sexual harrassment bill passes Parliament

As such, an industry-based approach would help in supporting employers in preventing workplace sexual harassment.

The great resistance: Why union representation is growing

For years, workers have been left with minimum employment standards and shrivelling pay. However, now that workers are a...

Class action probe over Lovisa’s treatment of staff

One former staff member claimed she was forced to urinate behind the counter, after being denied a toilet break.

Protecting your business from card fraud this Christmas

With Christmas coming, it’s important to stay vigilant as card fraud can happen to any business that accepts debit and c...

Dan Murphy’s to open a premium outlet in Sydney CBD

The approval followed the city's consent earlier this year for the fit-out and use of the former Lindt Cafe site as a pr...

Choice probe finds retailers misleading consumers over warranties

A mystery shop initiative run by the consumer advocacy group found 71 per cent of stores provided misleading information...