August 2021

Geelong utility business faces court
27 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a business in Geelong, Victoria, that specialises in locating underground cables.
Former Fremantle restaurant operators face court
27 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the former operator of a restaurant located in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Gold Coast bar operator penalised
25 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a sports bar located on the Gold Coast.
Former water park operator penalised
25 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $30,240 in penalties in court against the former operators of the Big Buoy Waterpark at the Darwin Waterfront precinct.
Hobart restaurant partners face court
20 Aug 2021
The FWO has commenced legal action against the operators of a Vietnamese restaurant in Tasmania for alleged underpayments and cashback payments relating to two workers totalling more than $250,000.
Dairy farm operator penalised
19 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $17,500 penalty in court against the operator of a dairy farm in the Toowoomba region, in Queensland.
Former cafe operator penalised
19 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $13,986 in penalties in court against the former operator of a Sydney café.
Brisbane café company and director penalised
16 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured court penalties of $170,000 against the operator of a Brisbane café and its director for underpayment of staff and partially paying them in food and drink.
Cupcake retailer and company director penalised
9 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $49,896 in penalties in court against the operators of the ‘Little Cupcakes’ stores in the Melbourne CBD for underpaying employees.
Former hairdressing salon operator penalised
6 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in the Federal Circuit Court against the former operator of a hairdressing salon located on the Gold Coast.
Electrical business in court
6 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of an electrical company in south Sydney.
Painting business operator penalised
4 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a painting business in Brisbane.
Manager of food truck manufacturer penalised
4 Aug 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in the Federal Circuit Court against the manager of a Melbourne business that built custom food trailers, vans and trucks.

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