By Trisha Harris
7-Eleven’s CEO Angus McKay said there should be no doubt that the company has zero tolerance of wage fraud.
“We have aggressively investigated the claims since they were shared with us last week.
“If they are proven, we will act upon any illegal Franchisee activity, up to and including termination of their Franchise Agreement. Until they are proven or otherwise, it is unfair to jump to conclusions,” Mr McKay said.
The company said it has spoken to almost all current and former staff, and to the franchisee of this store and that no staff member has raised concerns with it about wage payments or practices at this store, either prior to the ABC’s allegations or throughout our investigation.
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This story first appeared in C&I Week.
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