March 2019

Restaurant operator facing Court for alleged compensation breach
29 Mar 2019
The operator of an Indian restaurant in Sydney is facing Court for allegedly breaching a Fair Work Commission order by failing to pay compensation to a visa holder it unfairly dismissed.
Melbourne Chinese restaurant faces Court
26 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has commenced legal action against the former operator of a Melbourne restaurant, alleging it underpaid a migrant employee almost $70,000 and provided false records to inspectors during the investigation.
NSW service station chain faces court
25 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a major service station chain for allegedly underpaying 22 employees $62,393 at sites across regional NSW.
Sydney PappaRich franchise operator faces Court
22 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a PappaRich restaurant operator, alleging he was involved in underpaying 154 workers $74,000 across three PappaRich outlets in Sydney.
Indian restaurant back-pays 22 workers
15 Mar 2019
An Indian restaurant on the Gold Coast has signed up to a Court Enforceable Undertaking (EU) that will significantly improve its workplace practices, after the Fair Work Ombudsman found it underpaid workers a total of $54,470.
Brisbane teenager allegedly unpaid for 150 hours
7 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operator of a Sunshine Coast-based business, alleging he failed to pay an 18-year-old labourer.
Subway franchisee penalised $65,000
4 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $65,438 in penalties in Court against the former franchisee of two Subway outlets in Sydney for underpaying a Chinese worker more than $16,000.
Fashion start-up penalised over unpaid internship
1 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $329,133 in penalties in Court against a fashion industry start-up for underpaying three workers more than $40,000, including by purportedly engaging one of the workers as an unpaid intern when she was, in fact, a part-time employee.

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