Worker claims he’s owed $100k
Monday, 12 September 2016
A former employee is seeking $100,000 from a tech company that once aspired to list on the NZX and is now in liquidation.
Lawrence Sami was employed by mobile payment company Optimizer HQ, run by Mana Kumar, which previously operated the Swipe payment brand from February 2012.
In April 2013 Optimizer HQ changed its name to ODEV Ltd, but Sami continued to receive employment correspondence, including pay increases, from a company called Optimizer HQ.
When he was owed wages in 2014, Sami entered into a share agreement with a company called Optimizer HQ in leiu of wage arrears.
ODEV Ltd collapsed in 2015 and the liquidators said in December unsecured cr…
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