$190 million stolen wages settlement

Its hard to imagine working for 10 years on a remote cattle station in the harshest conditions heat, rain, dust, sleeping in a swag, eating out back under a tree, but that’s how it was for 80 year old Hans Pearson who went to work at 14 when he went up to the police station to get his pay he received 28 pounds, he asked is that all i get? and was told “well that’s all you get after 10 years of working” that’s the princely sum of 2 pounds and 8 shillings a year.

A lot of old people my age have died “he said” the people that worked on cattle stations and cane cutting never got their full pay. “he said” The case was run by Stuart Price from Litigation Lending and he spoke to Greg Reid on Morning Focus.

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