The Employment Relations Authority has upheld claims brought by the Labour Inspectorate against an employer with three retail outlets.

Employees were not provided with employment agreements, were not paid holiday pay and were not paid the minimum wage.

Penalties of $60,000 were imposed for breaches of the minimum wage and holidays requirements.  A penalty of $55,000 was imposed for not providing employment agreements.  Wages and holiday pay of $96,000 were also awarded.

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