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Tasmanian restaurant operator penalised
1 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $14,500 in penalties in court against the operators of the Jade Willow Chinese Restaurant located at Ulverstone in Tasmania.
Electrical services business in court
1 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against an electrical services business based in Brisbane.
Over $160,000 recovered in Korean worker audits
25 Sep 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $161,551 in unpaid wages for 284 workers after a national proactive investigation of 51 fast food outlets, restaurants and cafés employing Korean workers.

Note: Allegations outlined in the FWO's media releases relating to the commencement of litigation reflect those put forward in our Statement of Claim at the time of filing. Some details may vary over the course of the proceeding. 

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