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The 7-Eleven convenience store chain has stored thousands of extracts of on-the-record interviews with its franchisees on a central database over the past year, some revealing repeated findings of wage fraud and other illegal activity.
"Falsifying time sheets and rosters is illegal and considered fraud," a head office review of a franchisee in Strathmore, Melbourne says.
It was written on July 31 after 7-Eleven head office conducted a store review of 225 franchises across the country.
Falsifying time sheets and rosters is illegal and considered fraud.As revealed over the weekend, explosive internal documents show over July and August, 7-Eleven's head office conducted a payroll compliance review of 225 stores.
7-Eleven review of Melbourne franchise
Illustration: Matt Golding.
The database also shows head office has been reviewing and finding wage fraud at its stores for at least the last 12 months.