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University of Melbourne to face court over alleged underpayment of academics

The FWO allege that the academics' supervisor threatened them that they would lose work if they attempted to claim payme...
Small business payment times

FWO recovers over $500 million of underpaid or unpaid wages for workers

The workplace regulator filed 137 litigation in the last financial year and has about 50 ongoing investigations into lar...
STP, payroll system, reporting

Top tips for managing payroll as an employer

Hiring, and then managing payroll and its associated legalities can be a little daunting, however, a tech-based approach...

Sushi restaurant fined over $350k for underpayments and falsified records

The total penalties obtained in the case are noted to be the second-highest the FWO has obtained in a Queensland matter ...
age, JobKeeper, hiring, skill shortages

Modest small-business job growth recorded in May after a two-month decline

Xero notes that while jobs remain soft, this is a welcome break following a trend of slower and falling jobs growth over...
second income, unpaid wages,, recovered, workers

Employers need to rethink payday if they want to keep staff

Despite the available technology, many companies can't see the benefit in giving their workers access to their pay when ...
hearing, dispute resolution, labour-hire

Court date served to souvlaki restaurants over alleged underpayments

The restaurant operators have allegedly not yet complied with the Compliance Notice to backpay five workers their pay an...

Minimum wage boost may push some retailers over the edge, says ARA

Dominique Lamb, National Retail Association CEO, expressed concern, describing the increase as "completely out of touch"...

Struggling SMEs likely to feel more pressure from minimum wage increase

Many SMEs are reeling from chronic staff shortages, record inflation and rising costs so will struggle to handle the bur...
cleaning company, cleaner

Court date for former cleaning business over alleged underpayments

The affected workers were allegedly underpaid casual minimum wages, including casual loading, under the Cleaning Service...