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retailers, retail sector

ARA backs plan to split controversial labour laws bill

Senators David Pocock and Jacqui Lambie will bring forward in private members’ bills the retailers-supported components ...
conduct, franchisees, cybersquatting, trader, operator, entrepreneur, penalised, deliberate

Bondi restaurant operators penalised a second time for workplace violations

The court found that the false documents and information contraventions committed by the operators were "extensive and, ...

Small businesses remain resilient in the face of slow sales and wage growth

Wages growth equated to just 1.9 per cent y/y in September, with the largest wage rises paid by hospitality firms.

More than $500 million back-paid to workers for second year in a row

Fair Work Inspectors issued 626 Infringement Notices for record-keeping or pay slips breaches, with total fines of $739,...
rural, farmers

Fair work compliance urged in agriculture sector

The FWO will continue to prioritise the agriculture sector in 2023-24 as the sector is heavily dependent on workers that...
operator, FWO 7-Eleven, claim, notice

Company penalised for ‘obnoxious’ conduct against migrant workers

The FWO found that that three of the 30 underpayment contraventions met the definition of 'serious contraventions' becau...
burger chain, restaurant, eateries

Adelaide eateries in FWO’s sights

Businesses selected for investigation were based on indicators of possible non-compliance, such as tip-offs to the FWO o...

FWO check Sunshine Coast farms and eateries for underpayment violations

The inspections are being conducted after the FWO received reports of potential payroll non-compliance by several Sunshi...

Retailers relieved by Senate’s stalling of controversial workplace bill

According to ARA, the bill marks the third round of reforms in less than a year and is part of the “most intense rollout...
wage theft

Federal government set to make ‘wage theft’ a criminal offence

The ARA are warning that the Bill will “increase complexity for employers without any upside in terms of productivity, j...