Fair Work Ombudsman fines Master Franchisor for accessorial liability

Yogurberry fined

Accessorial liability provisions have been used by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) to secure substantial penalties across the chain of command of frozen yoghurt franchise, Yogurberry, for underpaying four overseas workers. Under s 550 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the Act) accessorial liability means that a person who is involved in a contravention […]