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Auckland sweetshop co-owner who exploited workers released from prison

Nafisa Ahmed and her husband Mohammed Atiqul Islam were jailed after being found guilty of exploiting workers at their Auckland sweetshop. The co-owner of a sweet shop where workers toiled for up to 68 hours a week for less than $8 an hour has been released from prison. Nafisa Ahmed and her husband Mohammed Atiqul… Continue reading Auckland sweetshop co-owner who exploited workers released from prison

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Auckland shop owner Mohammed Islam kept workers in ‘economic and social slavery’

Mohammed Atiqul Islam and his wife Nafisa Ahmed were sent to prison after being found guilty of exploitation of temporary workers. A sweet shop owner who paid his workers less than $8 an hour and lied to cover up his scam was responsible for “economic and social slavery”, the Court of Appeal says. Auckland man… Continue reading Auckland shop owner Mohammed Islam kept workers in ‘economic and social slavery’

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‘We might die from overwork’ – Auckland business owners jailed for exploiting migrant workers

‘We might die from overwork’ – Auckland business owners jailed for exploiting migrant workers Nafisa Ahmed and Mohammed Atiqul Islam were sentenced today in the Auckland District Court. Photo / Jason Oxenham A Bengali couple who ran a sweets making business in Auckland and paid their employees just $6 an hour have been jailed for… Continue reading ‘We might die from overwork’ – Auckland business owners jailed for exploiting migrant workers