Target admits it underpaid employees in its Australian stores by $9 million

Target has admitted it underpaid employees in its Australian stores by $9 million.

The latest revelation comes months after parent compant Wesfarmers revealed it had also underpaid staff at its hardware division, Bunnings, and its Industrials companies, Blackwoods, Workwear Group, Coregas and Greencap.

The CEO of Wesfarmers, Rob Scott, said he could not rule out future underpayments as "people make mistakes".

Target joins the long list of Australian companies accused of underpaying staff -  Coles Woolworths, Target, Qantas Michael Hill,   Caltex,   Spotless7-ElevenTop Juice, Bunnings, Biada, Wesfarmers, Commonwealth Bank,   George CalombarisPizza Hut, Super Retail Group,   Rockpool Dining Group,   Hungry JacksSubway,   Touchpoint Media and many others.

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