Liquor bosses ordered to pay $250K for breaching minimum wage and holiday laws

3 Feb, 2023, By Katie Harris

Former liquor store workers have been awarded $259,685 after their bosses failed to meet minimum pay and holiday rules.

The Employment Court ruling involves five workers and several liquor stores, including Point Chev Merchants Liquor, The Bottle-O Manly, The Bottle-O Point Chevalier and The Bottle-O Taihape and their director and shareholders. The firms, according to Companies Office records, are owned by Ravinder Kumar Arora, Anuradha Arora, and a trustee company that shares the pair’s listed address in the Auckland suburb of Greenlane. (Read more)