December 2020

Brisbane bakery penalised in court
24 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $26,460 in penalties in court against the operator of a retail bakery business in the Brisbane suburb of Mount Ommaney.
Disability Services Australia signs Enforceable Undertaking
23 Dec 2020
Disability Services Australia (DSA) has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman and is back-paying employees more than $1.6 million.
Community Engagement Grants Program recipients named
21 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has awarded a total of $7.2 million to five not-for-profit organisations to provide vulnerable groups with advice, information and assistance about workplace laws.
Gold Coast restaurant operators penalised
18 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $60,480 in penalties in court against the operators of the Govinda’s Surfers Paradise restaurant on the Gold Coast.
Noodles chain faces investigation
16 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman is making surprise visits to all 11 restaurants in the P’Nut Street Noodles chain in Sydney, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.
Perth café allegedly falsified pay records
14 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the former operators of a café in the Perth CBD, alleging it falsified staff payment and time records.
Queensland construction company faces Court
11 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in court against the operators of a Queensland business in the construction industry for allegedly breaching a Fair Work Commission order by failing to pay compensation to an unfairly dismissed worker.
Gold Coast eateries face workplace audits
7 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is making surprise visits to restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets in popular food precincts between the Gold Coast’s Southport and Mermaid Beach from today.
Café penalised for paying workers in food and drink
3 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $139,800 in penalties in proceedings against the operator of a Brisbane café that partially paid some of its employees in food and drink.

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