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

6 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 visible signs of injury or disease” had been found, the Western Australia ...
Source: WND  Full article at: WND
 

 
Update
2

7 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 chan ...
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

Rebels seeking total independence from Ukraine
Kiev, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine urged Kiev Tuesday to recognise their independence and denied that peace proposals presented a day earlier in Minsk contemplated any plan to stay within Ukraine.
 
 
UN says Gaza destruction 'unprecedented'
United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS) The recent conflict in the Gaza Strip has caused "unprecedented" destruction, leaving hundreds of thousands people homeless, the UN said Tuesday, quoting the latest assessment after the ceasefire.
 
 
Over 7,200 killed in Syria in August
Cairo, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) As many as 7,219 people have been killed in Syria in August as fierce fighting continued due to the three-year-old civil war in the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.
 
 
EU to decide on new sanctions on Russia
Brussels, Sep 3 (IANS) The incoming European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini Tuesday said the EU leaders will decide on new sanctions on Russia by Friday.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Diana Ross hosts 'barbecue' for son-daughter-in-law
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Legendary singer Diana Ross hosted a "barbecue" for son Evan Ross and his wife Ashley Simpson. The 70-year-old star threw the party Monday for the couple, who exchanged vows on Sunday, to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Rebels seeking total independence from Ukraine
Kiev, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine urged Kiev Tuesday to recognise their independence and denied that peace proposals presented a day earlier in Minsk contemplated any plan to stay within Ukraine...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Britney Spears spends $31,000 on pets
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears' pets are living the life most humans would envy - she reportedly spent over $30,000 on her dogs. Tmz.com reports that according to new legal documents filed in her...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
UN says Gaza destruction 'unprecedented'
United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS) The recent conflict in the Gaza Strip has caused "unprecedented" destruction, leaving hundreds of thousands people homeless, the UN said Tuesday, quoting the latest assessment after the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Over 7,200 killed in Syria in August
Cairo, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) As many as 7,219 people have been killed in Syria in August as fierce fighting continued due to the three-year-old civil war in the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
US doctor tests positive for Ebola in Liberia
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) An American missionary doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, his organisation SIM USA announced Tuesday. The doctor was treating obstetrics patients at ELWA...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Anastacia slams Kim, Kanye
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Singer Anastacia slams reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her husband Kanye West saying their need for attention is just so ill placed. The 45-year-old hit out at the star couple for having...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
EU to decide on new sanctions on Russia
Brussels, Sep 3 (IANS) The incoming European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini Tuesday said the EU leaders will decide on new sanctions on Russia by Friday. "The package (of further sanctions) will be...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Israel 'stands by' new land appropriation in West Bank
Jerusalem, Sep 3 (IANS) Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Tuesday said his country "stands by its decision" to appropriate 1,000 acre land in the West Bank. "Gush Etzion settlement bloc reflects a wide...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Jolie's wedding dress featured her kids' drawings
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie walked down the aisle in a wedding gown with various coloured illustrations drawn by her children. She married actor Brad Pitt Aug 23 in France and on her wedding day,...
Read more on Celebrity Balla