The government overhaul of school cleaning contract procurement could spell the end for some small cleaning businesses.
Victorian government overhauls school cleaning contracts in an effort to combat dodgy contractors.
Updated: Paraserve managing director says the company’s franchising model is legitimate and lawful.
Parliament House cleaners and United Voice take action after five years without pay rises.
“Victoria’s school cleaning system is the worst of any state in the country.”
Public schools cleaning contract with Ramos Cleaning Services terminated following allegations of non-compliance.
Hundreds of school cleaners working in Victorian state schools are being paid below award wages, with one cleaner being paid just $2.63 per hour cash in hand for her first week of work.
United Voice has asked the Fair Work Commission to immediately conclude the penalty rates matter so it can appeal the decision in the Federal Court.
A Melbourne-based cleaning contractor is reportedly facing investigation into claims of “massive wage theft”.
Almost 150 cleaners at Canberra Hospital have been awarded a bonus after having their pay frozen for almost five years.
The Australian has revealed more than 1500 migrant visa-holders working as cleaners at the Oaks Hotels and Resorts chain were ripped off by almost $2 million in a year.
‘The ACT government has renewed a school cleaning contract to a company accused of underpaying and taking advantage of refugee workers, without waiting for the results of its own internal investigation’, reported The Canberra Times on 22 June 2016.