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italian restaurant

Italian restaurant served with FWO orders over alleged underpayments

The operators of a Melbourne-based Italian restaurant allegedly underpaid a waiter and refused to comply with orders to ...
business confidence declining

SMEs still facing revenue decline despite signs of recovery

Despite some green shoots as restrictions and border closures are lifted, SME revenue and jobs data remain relatively we...
award

Retail Award changes to provide greater flexibility for small businesses

The Retail Award change means that part-time workers can put in increased hours, providing flexibility to businesses and...
Small business payment times

IT services business to face court over alleged non-payment of 107 weeks’ wages

An IT services firm allegedly owes an employee 107 weeks worth of unpaid wages due to only paying them sporadically over...
cafe, franchise

Sydney café operator to face court over alleged payroll shortfall

A former Sydney café operator will face court after allegedly ignoring an FWO order to make up the underpayment of an em...

Facebook withdrawn from Aussie newsfeeds

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said that talks with Facebook on the proposed media payment law would continue after a "constr...

Why the ATO is coming for small business

History suggests the prime target of the ATO will be small businesses and high wealth individuals which make up almost 5...
cleaning company, cleaner

Cleaning business ordered to clean up its act on staff payments

A judge has described a Ballarat cleaning company's underpayments as "deliberate", with back payments made only after le...
hairdressing

Hairdressing salon facing court date over alleged underpayments

A Gold Coast hairdressing salon is alleged to underpaid a number of employees, including one who was not paid at all for...
Waste management, refugee

Waste company in a mess over alleged underpayments

A waste management company allegedly underpaid five refugees employed as waste sorters in southeast Melbourne a total of...