Wage Theft Victory in IMC

WORKCLAIMS AUSTRALIA won a major wage theft case in the Industrial Magistrate’s Court on Friday. Gavin Smith had been employed by a financial planning firm for nearly 10 years when he was dismissed in November 2017. He was today awarded more than $45,000 for unpaid annual leave and unpaid long service leave. The Judge has reserved her decision on the question of penalty for breaches of the Fair Work Act 2009.

To read the outcome of the case, see: Smith v Silkwood Holdings Pty Ltd T/As Douglas Jones Financial Planning 2020 WAIRC 00275

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