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$50,000 recovered for workers west of Melbourne   25 Feb 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has assisted three workers in suburbs west of Melbourne to recover more than $50,000.
$23,000 pay-day for workers north-east of Melbourne   25 Feb 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $23,432 for two workers in suburbs north-east of Melbourne.
Melbourne childcare operator back in Court   22 Feb 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a second legal action against the owner-operator of a Melbourne childcare business, alleging she has again underpaid workers thousands of dollars in minimum entitlements.

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