July 2010 - September 2010

Employer: Aussie Little Auction Houses Pty Ltd and Mr Francis Weston

Date: 21 September 2010
Court: Federal Magistrates' Court, Brisbane
Judge: Federal Magistrates Burnett
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment: $17 218.73
Penalty: $49 500 (Aussie Little Auction Houses Pty Ltd) & $18 150 (Mr Francis Weston)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Aussie Little Auction Houses Pty Ltd (pdf 1.2MB) pdf icon
Fair Work Ombudsman v Aussie Little Auction Houses Pty Ltd - AUSTLII external link

Employer: Chilis (Shellharbour) Pty Ltd, Chilis (Penrith) Pty Ltd and Gavin Reyolds

Date of judgement: 17 September 2010
Court: Federal Magistrates' Court, NSW
Judge: Federal Magistrate Lloyd-Jones
Nature of Proceedings: Agreement making
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $4800
Penalty: $600 (Mr Gavin Reynolds)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Chilis (Shellharbour) & Ors (pdf 433KB) pdf icon
Fair Work Ombudsman v Chilis (Shellharbour) & Ors - AUSTLII external link

Employer: Nu Life Organic Farms Pty Ltd, Trevor John Bell and Peter John Hill

Date of judgement: 10 September 2010
Court: Federal Magistrates' Court, Brisbane
Judge: Federal Magistrate Jarrett
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $20 001.71
Penalty: $25 500 (Nu Life Organic Farms Pty Ltd), $4930 (Mr Trevor Bell) and $4930 (Mr Peter Hill)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Nu Life Organic Farms Pty Ltd & ors (pdf 189KB) pdf icon
Fair Work Ombudsman v Nu Life Organic Farms Pty Ltd & ors - AUSTLII external link

Employer: Chimeara Media Group Pty Ltd (in liquidation) & Leslie Graeme Beard

Date of judgement: 30 August 2010
Court: Chief Industrial Magistrates' Court, NSW
Judge: Magistrate Hart
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $7000
Penalty: $21 900 (Leslie Graeme Beard)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Chimeara Media Group Pty Ltd (in liquidation) & Leslie Graeme Beard (pdf 777KB) pdf icon

Employer: Recruit (NSW) Pty Ltd and Anastasia Kelly

Date of judgement: 30 August 2010
Court: Chief Industrial Magistrates' Court, Sydney
Judge: Magistrate Hart
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions and Failure to comply with a Notice to Produce (NTP)
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $5072.94
Penalty: $12 000 (Anastasia Kelly)
Decision: No decision available.

Employer: DMB Investments Pty Ltd & David McPherson Black

Date of judgement: 12 August 2010
Court: Magistrates' Court of Victoria, Melbourne
Judge: Magistrate Chambers
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $4697.12
Penalty: $22 000 (DMB Investments Pty Ltd) and $4620 (David McPherson Black)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v DMB Investments Pty Ltd (pdf 571KB)pdf icon

Employer: DZ Import & Export Trading Co. Pty Ltd and Mr Zheng Ming Zhu

Date of judgement: 5 August 2010
Court: Chief Industrial MagistratesS Court, NSW
Judge: Magistrate Bartley
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $20 348.30
Penalty: $148 500 (DZ Import & Export Trading Co. Pty Ltd) and $4620 (Mr Zheng Ming Zhu)
Decision: No decision available.

Employer: Village Green Environmental Solutions Pty Ltd and Douglas Brent Smith

Date of judgement: 3 August 2010
Court: Magistrates' Court of Victoria, Melbourne
Judge: Magistrate Holzer
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $40 779.42
Penalty: N/A
Decision: No decision available.

Employer: Jota Pty Ltd t/as Ken Bruce Sales (In liquidation) & Russell Meerkin

Date of judgement: 3 August 2010
Court: Magistrates' Court of Victoria, Melbourne
Judge: Magistrate Holzer
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $25 575.52
Penalty: $15 000 (Russell Meerkin)
Decision: No decision available.

Employer: Asteria Joinery Pty Ltd and Ryan Marsh

Date of judgement: 23 July 2010
Court: Chief Industrial Magistrates' Court, Sydney
Judge: Magistrate Hart
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and Conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $31 389.69
Penalty: $16 900 (Ryan Marsh)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Asteria Joinery Pty Ltd and Ryan Marsh (pdf 34KB) pdf icon

Union: Transport Workers' Union of Australia (TWU)

Date of judgement: 23 July 2010
Court: Federal Court, Adelaide
Judge: Justice Besanko
Nature of Proceedings: Unlawful industrial action
Amount of Underpayment (if any): n/a
Penalty: $35 000 (TWU)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Transport Workers' Union of Australia (pdf 769KB) pdf icon
Fair Work Ombudsman v Transport Workers' Union of Australia - AUSTLII external link

Employer: Ron Priddle Transport and Logistics Pty Ltd & Ronald Harold Priddle

Date of judgement: 22 July 2010
Court: Magistrates' Court of Victoria, Melbourne
Judge: Magistrate Holzer
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and conditions
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $5324.96
Penalty: $25 000 (Ron Priddle Transport and Logistics Pty Ltd) and $5000 (Ronald Harold Priddel)
Decision: No decision available.

Employer: Lightfield Investments Pty Ltd & Mr HK Tang

Date of judgement: 8 July 2010
Court: Chief Industrial Magistrates' Court, NSW
Judge: Chief Industrial Magistrate Hart
Nature of Proceedings: Wages and Conditons
Amount of Underpayment (if any): $25 512.79
Penalty: $54 000 (Lightfield Investments), $8500 (Mr Tang)
Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Lightfield Investments Pty Ltd (pdf 384KB)pdf icon

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