Media Coverage



Bartenders claim they were paid less than the cocktails they serve, The Age

Have you ever been treated unfairly at work? Allegations of unfair dismissal, Hack (radio broadcast, 22 minute mark)


Young workers at this Melbourne burger joint are protesting against underpayment, Junkee


Airtasker, Deliveroo slammed for 'exploitation' of workers in Senate reports, Huffington Post

"Does this guy owe you money?" Union launches campaign offering free legal advice to workers owed money by George Calombaris - as the Masterchef judge faces assault charges in court, Daily Mail Australia

George Calombaris' restaurant group moves forward payment of unpaid wages in face of criticism, Broadsheet Melbourne

Senate inquiry takes aim at Airtasker and Deliveroo for 'short-changing' workers, safety concerns, News.com.au

A hipster Melbourne coffee chain has forked out $50k in unpaid wages and super for young workers, Buzzfeed

This guy says he is owed money after working for the Government's $4-per-hour internship program, Buzzfeed

A coffee chain has been suspended from the Government's internship program after exploiting young people, Buzzfeed

The Government is double checking employers aren't exploiting young people, Buzzfeed

Youth internship allegations 'unsurprising': Shorten, The Australian


Former UniLodge caretakers claim $700,000 in unpaid wages, Sydney Morning Herald


One in five young workers are getting paid below the minimum wage, Junkee


Penalty rate cut an attack on young workers, Green Left Weekly


Honey Birdette former staff in new campaign over alleged harassment, exploitation, Sydney Morning Herald

Calls to boycott Honey Birdette lingerie over harassment claims, News.com.au

Baker's Delight caves to pressure and scraps 'unfair' agreement, The Age

Paying to work: Australian start up offers 'learning platform of the future', Hack


Thousands stuck on Workchoices deals: Analysis, The Age




Grill'd on the Griller, A Current Affair 

Former Honey Birdette workers call out alleged exploitation and harassment, The Age

Staff at famous lingerie store are protesting after sexual harassment and exploitation, Cosmopolitan

Honey Birdette under fire amid staff claims of inappropriate work conditions and sexual harassment, Smart Company



Sexual harassment an 'everyday occurence' for Australia's young workers, The Age

Are young people too scared to speak up about workplace safety? Triple J


Delivery services Foodora and Deliveroo face claims of exploitation, underpayment, The Age

Deliveroo and Foodora accused of breaching workplace laws, Hospitality Magazine


7-Eleven protest hits Melbourne CBD store, The Age


Students Ctrl+Alt+Del Wikipedia's gender bias with entries for Aussie women, Pedestrian.TV


Unions launch Young Workers Centre 'to empower' youth against exploitation, The Guardian

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