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cleaning company, cleaner

Cleaning company charged over alleged underpayments

A WA cleaning company has been found to have allegedly underpaid 35 employees a total of $119,318 despite previous FWO w...
second income, unpaid wages,, recovered, workers

Hobart workers get back over $550,000 in underpayments

The FWO has taken action against 35 of 45 businesses Hobart’s "cheap eats" food precincts audited as part of a national ...
ATO protecting honest businesses, unfair contract terms

Unpaid wages recovered for disability service workers

An FWO investigation into disability service providers in NSW and Victoria has uncovered widespread non-compliance with ...
hotel industry

Hotelier to face court over alleged underpayments

The FWO is taking court action against a WA hotel over the alleged underpayment of 13 employees, among them visa holders...
electrical services

Electrical services company charged over underpayments

An electrical services company has been found to have "blatantly" defied an FWO order to backpay three former employees ...
hair salon

Salon operator cut down to size over underpayments

A hairdressing apprentice in her first job after leaving school was allegedly underpaid by the salon she worked for over...
ATO protecting honest businesses, unfair contract terms

Penalties secured on behalf of underpaid nanny

A Sydney couple has been found by a judge to have underpaid an overseas nanny doing her first job in Australia by almost...
security company

Unpaid wages of Queensland security guards recovered

The FWO found that 10 of 19 security businesses they investigated in Queensland were gulity of underpayments and recover...
franchisee

Former Chatime franchisee penalised for underpayments

A former Chatime franchisee paid 17 workers flat rates of between $13 to $18.55 per hour resulting in underpayments tota...
JobKeeper, government, loan

What the end of JobKeeper means for sole traders and SME owners

It's essential to keep your labour budget sustainable as JobKeeper ends - you may be able to bring staffing levels back ...