Ballarat hospitality boss taken to Federal Court

Fiona Henderson
Updated August 10 2016 - 6:53am, first published August 9 2016 - 3:57pm

In December last year, The Courier revealed a number of Ballarat hospitality businesses were allegedly underpaying their employees or paying them “off the books”. 

Today, one of the victims of this practice, who has filed a statement of claim in the Federal Court, tells her story.

The Employee

IMPACT: Olivia has filed a statement of claim in the Federal Court stating she was underpaid at least $27,000 while working as a chef in Ballarat. Picture: Lachlan Bence
IMPACT: Olivia has filed a statement of claim in the Federal Court stating she was underpaid at least $27,000 while working as a chef in Ballarat. Picture: Lachlan Bence

Olivia* has dreamed of being a chef since she was a little girl.

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Fiona Henderson

Fiona Henderson

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Education reporter at The Courier

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