Employees back-paid $33,500
Two employees in Victoria have been back-paid a total of $33,500 in wages and entitlements following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
One employer failed to pay a young worker the correct wage following a 12 month period where the worker was paid apprentice rates. Although, the employee was hired to be an apprentice, the employer failed to lodge official paperwork to register the worker as an apprentice tradesman. The employer was obligated to back pay the young employee $19,700.
It is important employers do not delay registering apprenticeship agreements for workers. Fair Work Ombudsman, Michael Campbell, said that only workers who are officially registered as apprentices with the appropriate state authority can be classified and paid as apprentices.
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