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Sushi supplier to back-pay a Chinese worker
18 Jul 2018
A Perth wholesale sushi supplier will back-pay a worker more than $13,000 and overhaul its workplace practices under a new Enforceable Undertaking (EU) signed with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Three legal actions against remorseless trolley collecting operator result in $130,000 in penalties
13 Jul 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured more than $130,000 in penalties against a Victorian trolley collecting operator, who caused “financial and emotional hardship” to three workers by sacking them and refusing to pay unfair dismissal compensation.
Sydney hair salon allegedly underpaid young apprentice more than $14,000
12 Jul 2018
A hair salon owner will face court after allegedly underpaying a teenage apprentice in her first job more than $14,000.

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