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Franchise industry faces tougher enforcement regime
2 months ago

Franchise industry faces tougher enforcement regime

The competition regulator will get a raft of new responsibilities and powers to protect potential franchisees from being exploited by large companies when they make the life-changing decision to start …
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Former Caltex franchisee penalised $77,000
3 months ago

Former Caltex franchisee penalised $77,000

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured total penalties of $77,708 against a former Sydney Caltex franchisee who falsified wage records for migrant workers.

The Federal Circuit Court today penalised Mohammad …
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The truth about soaring petrol prices: Why servos are barely making any money despite selling expensive fuel
7 months ago

The truth about soaring petrol prices: Why servos are barely making any money despite selling expensive fuel

Service station franchisees have pleaded with their customers to understand they barely make any money even through petrol prices are at a 10-year high.

The Caltex business owners’ …
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Exploited 7-Eleven workers will not lose visas
3 years ago

Exploited 7-Eleven workers will not lose visas

Max Mason, 21 December 2015

The federal government will not cancel the visas of 7-Eleven staff who breached their work conditions in Australia while being exploited and underpaid by the convenience store chain.

A letter …
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7-Eleven offer puts other franchises in the spotlight
3 years ago

7-Eleven offer puts other franchises in the spotlight

Adele Ferguson, 07 December 2015

It has been billed a make or break event for 7-Eleven, but a new profit-sharing model and offer to stump up millions of dollars in compensation …
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7-Eleven offer $25 million in back-pay as class action looms
3 years ago

7-Eleven offer $25 million in back-pay as class action looms

Adele Ferguson & Sarah Danckert, 07 December 2015

At least 100 franchisees at the scandal-ridden 7-Eleven convenience store giant have signed up for legal action against head office as the …
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