Workers are being ripped off with zombie workplace agreements, according to industrial advocates.
As a result, they are missing out on award wages and conditions.
Zombie workplace agreements
For example, multi-millionaire Justin Hemmes’ pub empire, The Merivale Group, paid its staff according to an outdated workplace agreement.
As a result, the company paid its 3000 staff well below award wages.
The agreement came about in 2007 during the Howard government’s WorkChoices era without ever updating.
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