October 2020

Former accounting firm penalised
27 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty of $28,350 in Court against UHY Sothertons Sydney Pty Ltd, a company which formerly operated a Sydney accounting firm.
WA restaurant in court
27 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a restaurant at Mandurah, south of Perth.
Operators of Barry Cafe penalised
22 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $232,545 in penalties in Court against the company that operates ‘Barry Café’, in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote, and two of its directors after they deliberately underpaid 73 staff members more than $180,000.
WA fruit packing company penalised
22 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $22,680 in court penalties against Western Australian fruit packing company Corporation Sun Pty Ltd and its chief executive officer Michael Le.
More than $123 million recovered for workers
15 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman’s 2019-20 Annual Report reveals a record sum of money recovered for underpaid workers across the country during the past financial year.
Online directory business in court
13 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of an online business based in the Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne North.
Queensland dairy farm operator in court
12 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a dairy farm in the Toowoomba region, in Queensland.
Wages recovered for stadium cleaners
9 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has recovered $25,292 in unpaid wages for 270 employees after investigating companies contracted to clean some of the nation’s leading stadiums.
Chemist Warehouse partnership improves compliance
2 Oct 2020
Major pharmacy franchise CW Retail Services Pty Ltd (Chemist Warehouse) has back-paid employees and improved its payroll practices following a three-year compliance partnership with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Tasmanian restaurant operator penalised
1 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $14,500 in penalties in court against the operators of the Jade Willow Chinese Restaurant located at Ulverstone in Tasmania.
Electrical services business in court
1 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against an electrical services business based in Brisbane.

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