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The Church of Scientology says it is hurt and upset by the leaking of a draft report critical of its practices.
The draft report by the Fair Work ombudsman, obtained by the ABC, finds the church incorrectly classifies as volunteers people who are effectively employees.
Former members have also alleged they were kept against their will and subjected to other rights abuses.
A church spokeswoman has told ABC’s PM the allegations are baseless and its operations are being misunderstood and misrepresented.
It was an ABC Four Corners report that prompted the Fair Work ombudsman to begin in March last year an investigation into the church.
Eight witnesses, whose details were supplied by Senator Nick Xenophon, were interviewed and documentary evidence was analysed.
The Church of Scientology Australia cooperated, but a subsidiary in…..