Union claims City of Newcastle guilty of 'outrageous wage theft' over casual caterers

December 13 2021 - 5:30am
Newcastle City Hall.
Newcastle City Hall.

THE United Services Union are taking City of Newcastle to the NSW Industrial Relations Commission over what the union says is an "outrageous case of wage theft" involving casual catering assistants working at Newcastle City Hall.

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Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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