Andrew Little and his union mates use cases like this to justify rules, actions and new laws against 99.9% of the business world because of scumbags like this.
A Christchurch construction company breached labour laws by failing to pay the minimum wage and keep employment records for workers, the Employment Relations Authority found.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Labour Inspectorate investigated Verney Construction Limited last year after receiving a complaint from two employees involved in the Christchurch rebuild.
The investigation found that the workers had been treated as contractors, when in fact they were employees.
They had not received the minimum wage or their final holiday pay and were not provided with employment agreements. Read more »