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Hair salon owner underpaid teen: Fair Work

AAP logoAAP 11/07/2018

Hair-Rass Me salon is located at Westfield Penrith shopping centre. © AAP Hair-Rass Me salon is located at Westfield Penrith shopping centre. A Sydney hair salon owner has been accused of underpaying a teenage apprentice in her first job by more than $14,000.

The Fair Work Ombudsman is taking legal action against Jakoub Abboud, the former operator of the Hair-Rass Me salon at the Westfield Penrith shopping centre, for allegedly underpaying an employee $14,507 between July 2015 and July 2016 when she was aged between 15 and 17.

The matter is listed for a directions hearing in the Federal Circuit Court in Sydney on August 2.

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