October 2007

Second Criminal Conviction Cements the Powers of Independent Federal Workplace Watchdog
29 Oct 2007
Nicholas Wilson, Australia’s federal Workplace Ombudsman announced today that a second criminal conviction has been secured against an employer who did not comply with the federal workplace watchdog’s Workplace Inspectors.
Workplace Ombudsman Investigates Treatment of Workers at Grafton McDonalds
19 Oct 2007
Nicholas Wilson, the Federal Workplace Ombudsman has launched an immediate investigation into the treatment of workers at the McDonalds fast food restaurant in the New South Wales town of Grafton.
Melbourne Companies Fined In Court
15 Oct 2007
A decision by the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court in Melbourne last week to fine two employers $35,840 for underpaying their workers their minimum entitlements “reinforces the requirement for employers to comply with federal workplace laws,” according to the
Workplace Watchdog Protects Young Workers
9 Oct 2007
Nicholas Wilson the Australian Government Workplace Ombudsman today announced the prosecution of New South Wales (NSW) construction company Bigeni Contracting Pty Ltd (Bigeni) after a comprehensive investigation found that the company had underpaid a youn
Workplace Ombudsman Secures Win For Morwell Employees
8 Oct 2007
Australia’s federal Workplace Ombudsman Nicholas Wilson today announced that workplace watchdog has completed its comprehensive investigation into alleged breaches of workplace law by Morwell retail outlet Ruth Holdings Pty Ltd trading as Manchester and M
Federal Workplace watchdog Pursues Chilis with second prosecution
8 Oct 2007
The Australian Government's Workplace Ombudsman today announced further developments as part of its ongoing investigation of the Chilis chain of restaurants over allegedly unlawful treatment of workers.
Workplace watchdog launches probe into underpayment of Perth trolley collector workers
5 Oct 2007
Nicholas Wilson, Australia’s federal Workplace Ombudsman today continued the workplace watchdog’s crackdown on the exploitation of vulnerable trolley collector workers announcing an investigation into the South Australian trolley collection business Coast
Australia’s Workplace Ombudsman to prosecute sports retail giant
5 Oct 2007
Nicholas Wilson, Australia’s Workplace Ombudsman announced today that it has commenced prosecution of national sports retail giant A-Mart All Sports Pty Ltd (A-Mart) for allegedly requiring young casual retail staff to complete unpaid work before the star
Australia’s Workplace Ombudsman Commends Hobart Myer After Serious Fire
3 Oct 2007
Australia’s Workplace Ombudsman Nicholas Wilson commended Myer Pty Ltd for its commitment in continuing to employ the staff of its Hobart store following a serious damage in a fire last week.
Workplace Ombudsman and Sharan Burrow Unite On Young Workers' Rights
1 Oct 2007
Australia’s Workplace Ombudsman Nicholas Wilson today commended ACTU President Sharan Burrow for championing the rights of young workers while in Darwin yesterday.

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