November 2020

Brisbane fast food business in court
30 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a fast food business in Brisbane.
Hobart takeaway food business in court
30 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against operators of an Indian takeaway-food business in Hobart for allegedly underpaying employees.
Wages recovered for Soul Origin workers
27 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has recovered $78,944 in unpaid wages for 230 workers following an investigation into 39 stores and a manufacturing site for salad, sandwich and coffee franchise Soul Origin across Australia.
Security services provider signs Enforceable Undertaking
26 Nov 2020
Principal security contractor Securecorp (NSW) Pty Ltd will back-pay underpaid workers after entering into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).
Former real estate agency operators in court
25 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the former operators of the Stockdale & Leggo Werribee real estate agency.
Brisbane fast food outlet in court
24 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a fast food outlet in Brisbane’s West End.
Women’s health clinic in court
20 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a women’s health clinic in Melbourne for allegedly withholding Government-funded parental leave payments from an employee.
Gold Coast restaurant operators face court
19 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of two Chinese restaurants on the Gold Coast who allegedly underpaid a visa holder.
Lush signs Enforceable Undertaking
17 Nov 2020
The Australian operation of the multinational cosmetics company Lush has back-paid its employees more than $4 million and entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Melbourne café operator penalised
16 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $27,783 in court penalties against the operator of two ‘French Baguette Café’ outlets in Melbourne.
Perth franchisee penalised $230,040 for repeat offending
13 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured its first penalties under the ‘serious contraventions’ provisions of the Protecting Vulnerable Workers laws, after a former Han’s Café franchisee in Perth underpaid vulnerable workers despite having previously faced Court for similar conduct.
Idameneo back-pays workers over $15 million
10 Nov 2020
A major national medical centre operator, Idameneo (No 123) Pty Ltd, has back-paid employees $15.3 million and entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).
Barossa Valley pizza outlet in court
9 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a pizza outlet in the Barossa Valley region in South Australia.
Gold Coast restaurant operators in court
6 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a Gold Coast restaurant.
WHSmith signs Enforceable Undertaking
5 Nov 2020
National food and retail company WHSmith Australia Pty Ltd has back-paid employees more than $2.2 million and entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Penalties for former grocery store operators
4 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $121,000 in penalties in court against the former operators of a grocery store in the Melbourne CBD for paying migrant workers as little as $10 per hour, despite having been put on notice of workplace laws.
Massage parlour operator and accountants penalised
3 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured total court penalties of $19,100 after a Victorian massage parlour operator admitted it underpaid a Chinese worker $13,522 and provided false records to inspectors.
Café operator in court
2 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a café offering take away services in western Victoria.
National Library signs Enforceable Undertaking
2 Nov 2020
The National Library of Australia has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman after underpaying employees almost $250,000 in wages and superannuation.

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