Wages

Wages Archives

FWO recovers unpaid wages for 200+ sandwich franchise workers

"Improving compliance among franchises and in the food sector are ongoing priorities for the Fair Work Ombudsman."

NDIS plan-management provider gets court date for underpayments

The former worker was found to have been underpaid his benefits as well as the full-time minimum wage, payment-in-lieu-o...
obstructing

Transport operator penalised over unlawful JobKeeper cashback scheme

A judge descibed the conduct of the operator of a Queensland transport business as "reprehensible", "deliberate" and "ca...
electrical services

Electrical services operator charged over underpayments

The operator of electrical services firm admitted before the court that he was involved in the company’s failure to calc...
cafe franchisees, franchisee, compliance, cafe businesses

Cafe served with court date over alleged violation of workplace laws

The cafe agreed the former employee was owed $7985.10, however, they only paid back $1330.85 (less applicable tax) and m...

McDonald’s faces massive court claim over “shameful” worker treatment

The SDA wants affected workers to be paid compensation for working through their breaks and for the company to be penali...
wage subsidy

Hospitality sector seek wage subsidy to cover employee crisis costs

Despite most states lifting hospitality and venue capacity limits and border restrictions progressively easing, restaura...
hearing, dispute resolution, labour-hire

Hospital café operators to face court over underpayments

The café operator allegedly underpaid the wages and penalty rates of two visa-holder workers and failed to comply with a...
cleaning company, cleaner

FWO recovers wages for underpaid Adelaide cleaners

The most common breaches were failures to pay penalty rates, underpayments of minimum hourly rates of pay and failure to...

Sushi restaurant operator hit with $80,000 in penalties over underpayments

A Fair Work Inspector issued two Compliance Notices on the back of the belief that the workers had not been paid entitle...