2010 - 2011 enforceable undertakings

CMA Corporation Limited, CMA Recycling Pty Limited, CMA Assets Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 15 June 2011

We determined that 73 employees suffered a pay reduction, with the pay rate failing to meet the minimum requirements of the workplace agreement. The company repaid a total of $138 019.80.

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Fueltown Motors Pty Ltd (Fueltown), Arthur Nestor, Tom Nestor, Brooke Nestor and Jennifer Tomkinson

Date of undertaking: 24 May 2011

We determined that employees weren’t being paid the correct rates under the relevant award, amounting to a total underpayment of $175 266.21.

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Employer: ACN 090 444 518 Pty Ltd, Michael David Hibberd and Gregory Laurence Prescott

Date of undertaking: 12 May 2011

We determined that employees weren’t being paid the correct rates under the relevant award. We found that there was a total underpayment of $87 997.05.

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Signature Portrait Studios Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 28 March 2011

We determined sham contracting and non-payment of wages for 2 employees. We recovered an amount of $3950 and $250, respectively.

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CFC Retail Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 4 March 2011

We determined multiple underpayments of minimum wages under the relevant award for 265 employees. We recovered a total of $464 289.21.

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Coles supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 3 March 2011

We determined that pregnant employees were disadvantaged in the workplace (they were transferred to a lower role with reduced terms and conditions). Coles acknowledged that 56 employees were affected and agreed to back-pay $30 401.56 in total.

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Ascot Haulage (NT) Pty Ltd and Northern Territory Freight Services Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 15 February 2011

We determined that the business failed to keep time and wage records and 26 employees were underpaid their minimum wages and conditions. The employer agreed to repay a total of $19 227.62.

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eJack Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 21 January 2011

We determined underpayment of wages as the business failed to lodge an AWA. We identified slight errors in the methodology used by the business and recovered $137 983.63.

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Toys R Us Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 21 January 2011

We determined that over a thousand employees were underpaid. The employer agreed to pay back a total of $998 000 to all identified affected employees.

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Kingrise Corporation Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: 8 November 2010

We determined that the business made unauthorised deductions and failed to apply the correct pay rates and classifications to its employees. The employer agreed to pay back a total of $41 689.99 to employees.

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Irvine's Transport (Pt. Pirie) Pty Ltd

Date of undertaking: November 2010

We determined that the business failed to pay the minimum rates of pay as per the award. The employer agreed to pay back a total of $144 464.96 to employees.

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