Scientology Critical Information Directory

This site is best viewed using a highly standards-compliant browser

Scientology probed over underpayment claims

Title: Scientology probed over underpayment claims
Date: Wednesday, 2 June 2010
Publisher: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Author: Steve Cannane
Main source:
Alternate and/or complementary: Statement from the Church of Scientology, Revised statement from the Church of Scientology

Disclaimer: This archive is presented strictly in the public interest for research purposes. All the copyrights of materials reproduced here are the properties of their respective owners.

The Fair Work Ombudsman is investigating the Church of Scientology over allegations it has grossly underpaid staff members. A number of former employees of the church have told ABC's Lateline they were only paid a few thousand dollars per year for full-time work and had to resort to welfare payments to survive. Janette Lang, who worked for the church for seven years, says the most she was paid in a year was $3,114 in 2001. She was second in charge of ... [Read the rest at]