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Australian arm of Yogurberry food franchise facing legal action

Hot on the heels of revelations about rampant underpayment of 7-Eleven workers, the national Fair Work watchdog is now taking aim at the national yoghurt retail chain, Yogurberry. Yogurberry has been accused of underpaying four backpackers (on 417 working holiday visas,) many who spoke little English, almost $18,000 after being paid just $8 an hour initially and

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Cairns businessman jailed for running visa scam

A FORMER Cairns business man has been jailed for setting up a visa scam to exploit disadvantaged people wanting to move to Australia. Between January 2006 and June 2009, Sukhwant Sona Singh Bhela misrepresented himself as a registered migration agent and brought 43 applicants into the country through the elaborate visa scam. His offending included

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