"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world."
What about this old news report? Today Tonight did a story a while ago about children working in Scientology. There are two parts to the story.
Hmmm....What have I got in my collection?
Better a Has-been than a Never-was. But better a Never-was than a Never-tried-to-be. - Anonymous.
At least they are somewhat honest in page 2 of Emma's collection, they clearly state long hours and low pay. Not sure how many people that attracted!
By the power of grayskull! I have the power!
Whatīs going on in my life right now: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8Nc8RCLy1s
If you canīt argue with them, have a laugh with them.
If you canīt laugh with them, laugh at them.
If you canīt laugh at them, sit in a corner and cry.
Any dates on when report will be out?
Unclaimed money for employees
Some Fair Work Ombudsman investigations and voluntary compliance cases result in us receiving payments for outstanding wages and entitlements. This happens when an employer cannot pay money owed to an employee because the employee has left their employment and the employer can not locate them. In these cases the employer pays the money to the Commonwealth.
Recital of Blessing on auspicious Occasions
Here are a few numbers that Aussie investigators might want to examine for historical purposes.THE industrial inspectorate has confirmed it is investigating the employment practices of the Church of Scientology.
Fair Work Ombudsman Nicholas Wilson told a Senate estimates hearing it had looked into the controversial religious group but declined to give details.
The South Australian scientology management corporation COSRECI paid sub-standard wages to scientology employees in the UK last decade. More facts and figures at the link:
The main Scientology body in the UK is COSRECI, a South Australian corporation set up on 19 October 1976 which began activities in the UK on 1 May 1977. It took over management of UK Scientology from the Church of Scientology of California (which was subsequently asset-stripped to prevent Larry Wollersheim from collecting his settlement). It appears to have been set up as a vehicle for getting back-door tax exemption in the UK, which was gained under reciprocal UK-Australian tax rules.
Between 1992 and 1997, the accounts gave the number of employees and the wages bill. Dividing one by the other gives some indication of how much they are being paid on average not surprisingly, it's a pittance, well below the national minimum wage and below even state unemployment benefit. (Yes folks, you would be better off unemployed than employed by Scientology.) Staff pay is normally the largest single cost element of a business, but Scientology seems to have avoided this particular problem: