Coronavirus Latest News

Payment sought for 929 NSW residents who agreed to work off now invalid Covid fines

Redfern Legal Centre calls for compensation after withdrawal of 33,000 pandemic-era fines

More than 900 people were placed on work orders for Covid fines now known to be entirely invalid, prompting calls for them to be compensated for their unpaid labour or training.

The New South Wales government on Tuesday said it would withdraw 33,000 fines for two specific Covid offences, after conceding that they were too vague and that the fines were improperly issued.

Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup

Continue reading…

Read the original article at The Guardian

Related Articles

Back to top button