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Former takeaway outlet operator in court
17 Sep 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operator of takeaway food business located in Townsville, Queensland.
Civil works company penalised
17 Sep 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $20,000 penalty in court against a civil works company located in the Gold Coast hinterland region in Queensland.
Adelaide bubble tea operator faces court
15 Sep 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of three bubble tea outlets in the Adelaide CBD for allegedly underpaying staff more than $186,000.

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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