Director of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate v Serdar Tunc & Anor
Court file number: SYG81/2013
Applicant: Director of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate
Respondent(s): Serdar Tunc & Christopher Jarrett
Date filed: 17 January 2013
Alleged breach: Sham contracting
- On 24 April 2013, Federal Circuit Court Judge Raphael imposed a penalty of $10,000 on Mr Jarrett. The penalty is to be distributed amongst the employees who were underpaid. Mr Tunc was unable to be served as he has left Australia.
- Director of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate v Serdar Tunc & Anor  FCCA 438 (24 April 2013)
Fair Work Building & Construction alleged that Mr Tunc and Mr Jarrett misrepresented to eight foreign workers that they were independent contractors when they should have been employees, thereby engaging in sham contracting. FWBC is seeking penalties as back-pay for the eight foreign workers.