Wage theft claim hits project

Original article by Michael Inman, Steven Trask, Katie Burgess
The Canberra Times – Page: 2 : 15-May-18

Hitchcock Civil Engineering & Landscaping has agreed to have its books audited, following claims of wage theft. The company is a contractor on Canberra’s $A300 million London Circuit project, and it has strongly denied the allegations of wage theft by the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining & Energy Union. CFMMEU official Zac Smith contends that more than 20 staff that Hitchcock has working on the project could collectively be out of pocket by $A70,000.

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HITCHCOCK CIVIL ENGINEERING AND LANDSCAPING, CONSTRUCTION, FORESTRY, MARITIME, MINING AND ENERGY UNION OF AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA. FAIR WORK COMMISSION, CAPITAL PROPERTY GROUP, CONSTRUCTION CONTROL

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