August 2018

$10k penalty for former owner of Adelaide nail salon
30 Aug 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $10,560 penalty against the former owner of a nail salon in Adelaide for his role in underpaying several employees.
Woolworths signs up to protect cleaners
29 Aug 2018
Woolworths Group Limited has committed to protecting the rights of the workers in its cleaning services supply chain by entering into a new Compliance Partnership with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
FWO to conduct 200 workplace audits in NSW
28 Aug 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman will audit at least 200 businesses across outer west Sydney, the Blue Mountains and Wollondilly in its latest proactive compliance and education campaign.
Meatball and Wine Bar penalised for underpayments
23 Aug 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $31,320 penalty against Melbourne restaurant operator Meatball and Wine Bar Pty Ltd for underpaying 26 workers, including visa holders, across three restaurants.
Record penalties against technology company
20 Aug 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has obtained record penalties against Brisbane-based Macquarie Technology Group International Pty Ltd and owner Paul Desmond Wallace for failing to comply with an order to compensate an employee who had been unfairly dismissed.
Migrant school cleaners to be back-paid
10 Aug 2018
A Melbourne cleaning company that underpaid visa holders has signed an Enforceable Undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman to improve compliance and back-pay workers.
Degani Bakery & Café compliance report
7 Aug 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman today released the findings of its Degani Bakery and Café compliance activity that found non-compliance at 15 outlets, including underpayment and record keeping breaches.
UAE Exchange to back-pay workers $1.3 million
2 Aug 2018
Foreign currency exchange business UAE Exchange Australia Pty Ltd will change its workplace practices and back-pay workers under a new Enforceable Undertaking signed with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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