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Queensland electrical contractor faces legal action over alleged failure to pay compensation
24 Apr 2018
A Queensland electrical contracting company is facing court for allegedly ignoring a Fair Work Commission order to compensate an employee who was unfairly dismissed.
Legal action alleges underpayment of 457 visa workers
18 Apr 2018
A regional Queensland company is facing Court for allegedly underpaying two Filipino 457 visa holders a total of almost $10,000 when it made them redundant.
Pharmacy operators penalised for underpaying migrant “93 weeks’ wages”
17 Apr 2018
The operators of a number of ‘Save and Deliver’ pharmacies in Sydney have been penalised a total of $45,000, after underpaying a migrant employee the equivalent of 93 weeks’ wages over a period of almost four years.

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