360° Coverage : Australia court moved for ill-treatment of Indian chef

3 Updates
Australia court moved for ill-treatment of Indian chef
Photo Credit: Quinn Rooney, Getty Images

Australia court moved for ill-treatment of Indian chef

Jul 1 2013, 6:36am CDT | by

Sydney, July 1 (IANS) Australia's workplace relations ombudsman has moved court against a restaurant in that country for discriminating against an Indian chef.

Sydney, July 1 — Australia's workplace relations ombudsman has moved court against a restaurant in that country for discriminating against an Indian chef. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has launched...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Australia court moved for ill-treatment of Indian chef

Jul 1 2013, 6:36am CDT | by

Sydney, July 1 (IANS) Australia's workplace relations ombudsman has moved court against a restaurant in that country for discriminating against an Indian chef.

Sydney, July 1 — Australia's workplace relations ombudsman has moved court against a restaurant in that country for discriminating against an Indian chef.

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has launched legal action against the restaurant in Perth in Western Australia state for denying the Indian pay for four months and then sacking via a text message for calling in sick, the WA Today online newspaper reported Monday.

Both the restaurant, located in the Perth suburb of Nedlands, and the chef have not been named.

According to the report, the chef, who was in Australia on a bridging visa - a temporary visa that is issued while the substantive or main visa is processed - was recruited by the restaurant in May 2012 through classified advertisements website Gumtree.

The chef, then aged 25, was paid A$200 for his first few days of work.

Thereafter, he was not paid anything even as he worked six evenings a week.

In September 2012, when he sent a text message stating that he could not attend work as he was unwell and that he would produce a medical certificate in this connection, he reportedly received a series of text messages terminating his employment.

The chef was owed A$15,000 in wages and entitlements for work he had rendered.

The FWO has alleged that the restaurant has violated workplace laws in its treatment towards the Indian chef including taking adverse action against him when he had applied for sick leave, which he was entitled to.

The operator of the restaurant faces A$6,600 per breach and the company that owns the restaurant A$33,000 per breach.

The FWO has also sought full back-payment for the chef and compensation and damages.

The case is listed for hearing in the Federal Circuit Court of Western Australia next week.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
3

5 weeks ago

Great white shark filmed 'choking' on sea lion

Jul 17 2014 11:27pm CDT | Source: WND

(Headlines & Global News) A great white shark that washed up on an Australian beach this week likely died after a sea lion got stuck in its throat, fisheries officials said Thursday. Before it was discovered on the sand, the four-meter (13-foot) white pointer had been filmed thrashing around just off Coronation Beach, 430 kilometers (270 miles) north of Perth, Agence France-Presse reported. Although “no visibl ...
Source: WND  Full article at: WND
 

 
Update
2

5 weeks ago

Tropical Fish Are Taking Over Temperate Oceans, Causing Underwater Deforestation

Jul 11 2014 8:54am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK It’s what every snorkeler diving into warm equatorial water hopes to see — a prismatic array of tropical fish darting around coral reefs. But as the world’s oceans have warmed, technicolor schools of fish have become unwelcome visitors in what used to be temperate aquatic ecosystems. And as the fish invade waters closer to the poles, they are wiping out native kelp forests and seagrass meadows — radically changing life on the sea floor. One of the most striking e ...
Source: ThinkProgress   Full article at: ThinkProgress
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Decoded: How hummingbirds detect sweetness
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Hummingbirds are highly specialised nectar feeders and you cannot even fool them by sugar substitute that sweetens most diet cola.
 
 
Climate change puts Europe at dengue risk
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Dengue fever could make headway in popular European holiday destinations if climate change continues on its predicted trajectory, according to an alarming research.
 
 
ULFA leader Chetia wants to return to India: daily
Dhaka, Aug 22 (IANS) ULFA leader Anup Chetia, now in a Bangladesh jail, has reportedly expressed a desire to return to India where he is wanted for murder, abduction and extortion, bdnews24.com reported Friday.
 
 
IS sent message to scribe's family before killing him
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Militants of The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group sent an email to the family of US journalist James Foley warning of his imminent execution a week before releasing the video of his decapitation in Syria, where he was kidnapped in November 2012.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Your blood sample can tell what you are eating
London, Aug 22 (IANS) If you are not strictly following the dietary recommendations advised by your doctor, you may no longer be able to fake it as researchers have found a way to measure adherence to diet from your...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Two Indians to feature at Tatarstan ethnic festival
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS) Two Indian artists will feature at the sixth edition of Tatarstan's Krutushka ethnic festival that began in the village of the same name and will showcase the culture of different parts of Russia...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Insulin may treat acute pancreatitis
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Insulin, which is normally released from the beta cells of the pancreas, can protect the cells of the pancreas from acute pancreatitis - a disease for which there is currently no treatment, says a...
Read more on Business Balla
 
OPEC daily basket price closes 49 cents lower
Vienna, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at $99.03 a barrel Thursday, compared to $99.52 Wednesday, according to the OPEC Secretariat. The...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Say cheese if you want a mouth-watering pizza
London, Aug 22 (IANS) How sumptuous you find a pizza has a lot to do with how yummy the cheese looks. Now, a study reveals that the elasticity, moisture, water activity and transition temperature all influence the...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
NASA plans to send rats to space for longer duration
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) NASA is planning to send rats to space for longer duration. Rats have flown to space before but the new "rat-stronauts" will stay between 30 and 90 days, depending on the how soon they can get...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Tajikistan to play football friendly against Belarus
Dushanbe, Aug 22 (IANS) Tajikistan will play friendly against Belarus at Borisov Arena Sep 4, the Football Federation of Tajikistan (FFT) said Friday. According to FFT, Georgi Kondratiev, the coach of Belarusian team...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Decoded: How hummingbirds detect sweetness
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Hummingbirds are highly specialised nectar feeders and you cannot even fool them by sugar substitute that sweetens most diet cola. Now, scientists have discovered how hummingbirds' ability to...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Soon, laser device to measure blood sugar levels
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Diabetics may soon monitor their blood glucose levels without pricking themselves to draw blood as researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar. "With this...
Read more on Business Balla
 
David Yates in talks for Harry Potter spin-off
David Yates is in talks to direct 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'. The 50-year-old filmmaker - who helmed four of the 'Harry Potter' movies, including the final two - is said to be Warner Bros. top choice to...
Read more on Movie Balla