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Former accounting firm penalised
27 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty of $28,350 in Court against UHY Sothertons Sydney Pty Ltd, a company which formerly operated a Sydney accounting firm.
WA restaurant in court
27 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a restaurant at Mandurah, south of Perth.
Operators of Barry Cafe penalised
22 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $232,545 in penalties in Court against the company that operates ‘Barry Café’, in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote, and two of its directors after they deliberately underpaid 73 staff members more than $180,000.

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