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Adelaide restaurant faces court
25 Feb 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of “Gyoza Gyoza”, a restaurant specialising in Japanese cuisine in the Adelaide CBD.
Sydney care facility operators penalised
17 Feb 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties totalling $41,580 against the operators of the Elizabeth Cottage respite and care facility in Peakhurst, Sydney, for deliberately underpaying two disability support workers $84,450.
Federal Court penalises AWU
7 Feb 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has today secured an $18,000 penalty in the Federal Court against the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) for taking adverse action against two of its members who refused to participate in industrial action.

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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