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Penalties issued to underpaying former childcare operator

The operator failed to comply with three Compliance Notices which required the backpayment of entitlements to 38 workers...
toy retailer, restaurant

Insurance claims firm taken to court over underpayments

The insurance claims company has failed to correct the underpayments owed to a former employee despite being issued a Co...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
italian restaurant

Former Italian restaurant operators penalised for non-compliance with FWO

The FWO stated, "When Compliance Notices are not followed, we are prepared to take legal action to ensure workers receiv...
obstructing

Restaurant penalised for obstructing Fair Work inspector

The judge described the obstruction of FWO investigators as “calculated action designed to frustrate the application of ...