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Federal Court penalises NUW
15 Nov 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $72,900 penalty and $101,539.50 compensation order in the Federal Court against the National Union of Workers (NUW) over unlawful industrial action in Melbourne.
Recidivist Melbourne employer penalised $398,000
15 Nov 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $398,520 in penalties against a Melbourne CBD travel agency and one of its directors for underpaying two migrant workers.
Court action over alleged underpayments in Cairns
14 Nov 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of two food outlets in northern Queensland, alleging they underpaid 18 workers, including teenagers, a total of $13,913.

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