June 2010

$21,000 back-pay for Cairns restaurant staff
30 Jun 2010
Twelve workers at a restaurant in Cairns, Queensland, have been reimbursed almost $21,000 after a recent investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were being underpaid.
Court penalty for Port Fairy restaurateur over underpayment of casual waitresses
29 Jun 2010
The owner of a restaurant at Port Fairy in South-West Victoria has been fined for his involvement in the underpayment of wages to three former casual employees.
Former Whorouly hotelier fined $25,000 for underpaying casual worker
29 Jun 2010
The former operators of the Whorouly Hotel in North-East Victoria have been fined a total of $25,000 for underpaying a former casual employee.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Cooma and Jindabyne employers
28 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 80 businesses in Cooma and Jindabyne this week.
$10,500 back-pay for Goondiwindi baker
25 Jun 2010
A baker in Queensland’s Goondiwindi region has been back-paid $10,500 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Blue Mountains delivery drivers back-paid $15,000 after regulator intervenes
24 Jun 2010
Two Blue Mountains delivery drivers have been back-paid more than $15,000 after investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Caboolture bus driver back-paid $10,000
23 Jun 2010
A bus driver at Caboolture, in Queensland, has been back-paid $10,000 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Snowy Mountains worker back-paid $6200
22 Jun 2010
A manager in the Snowy Mountains region has been reimbursed $6250 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Bordertown tradesman back-paid almost $8000 after regulator intervenes
21 Jun 2010
A Bordertown tradesman has been reimbursed $7900 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found he had been underpaid for six years.
$15,800 back-pay for four Wagga workers
18 Jun 2010
Two workers at a material supplier east of Wagga in NSW have been reimbursed a total of $11,600 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Former Brisbane café owner fined almost $20,000 over worker underpayments
18 Jun 2010
The former owner of a Brisbane restaurant has been fined $19,800 over the underpayment of two workers.
Regulator recoups $8100 for Cobar cleaner
17 Jun 2010
A Cobar, NSW, cleaner who was underpaid for four years has been reimbursed $8100 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Mount Isa worker back-paid $6100
16 Jun 2010
A supervisor at Mount Isa, in Queensland, has been back-paid $6100 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
NSW company fined over underpayments
16 Jun 2010
A NSW security contracting company and its director have been fined $6800 for underpaying two workers following a prosecution by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Fair Work Ombudsman releases results of Hamilton targeted campaign
15 Jun 2010
Almost 60 per cent of Hamilton employers are complying with federal workplace laws, a Fair Work Ombudsman campaign has found.
Geraldton security officers back-paid $28,000
14 Jun 2010
Fourteen security officers at Geraldton in WA have been back-paid a total of $28,400 after a targeted investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Fair Work inspectors target Pooraka market
13 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman has announced plans to check that workers employed at Adelaide’s fruit and vegetable market at Pooraka are being paid properly.
Cairns cafes fined $33,600 for underpayments
11 Jun 2010
The operator of two cafes in Cairns which underpaid more than 180 staff has been fined $33,600 following a prosecution by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Regulator recoups $107,000 for underpaid workers in Sydney’s south and south-west
11 Jun 2010
Workers in Sydney’s south and south-western suburbs have been back-paid more than $107,000 as a result of recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
$141,000 recovered for underpaid workers in Sydney’s northern suburbs
10 Jun 2010
A number of workers in Sydney’s northern suburbs have been reimbursed more than $141,000 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Western Sydney workers back-paid $170,000
9 Jun 2010
A number of workers in Sydney’s western suburbs have been reimbursed more than $170,000 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Workers in Sydney’s inner suburbs reimbursed $168,000 after being underpaid
8 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $168,000 for workers in Sydney’s inner suburbs as a result of recent investigations.
Fair Work Ombudsman recovers $33,000 back-pay for 18 Richmond Valley truck drivers
7 Jun 2010
Eighteen truck drivers at Richmond Valley, NSW, have been reimbursed more than $33,000 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Underpaid pilots are back-paid $50,000
6 Jun 2010
Three pilots in south-west Victoria are being reimbursed $50,000 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
$115,000 back-pay for workers in Melbourne’s northern suburbs
4 Jun 2010
Workers in Melbourne’s northern suburbs have been back paid more than $115,000 as a result of recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
New free template letters help small businesses manage employees
3 Jun 2010
Small-to-medium sized businesses can ensure they are better equipped when hiring, managing and dismissing employees by using new, free template letters produced by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Melbourne warehouse worker gets $55,000 back-pay after lodging complaint
2 Jun 2010
A packer at a warehouse at Clayton South in Melbourne has been reimbursed $55,400 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found she was underpaid.
Fair Work Ombudsman releases Guidance Note on modern awards
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman today released its guidance note on how pay rates in modern awards will be phased in over the next four years.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to inner western Sydney employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 60 businesses in Leichhardt, 50 in Newtown and 30 in Broadway over the next four weeks.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to northern Sydney employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 40 businesses in North Sydney and 50 in Crows Nest over the next four weeks.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to southern Sydney employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 60 businesses in Kogarah over the next three weeks.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to western Sydney employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 60 businesses in Merrylands and 40 in Mount Druitt this month.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Illawarra employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to more than 100 Illawarra businesses this month.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Blue Mountains employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 90 businesses in the Blue Mountains over the next two months.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Goulburn employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 50 businesses in Goulburn this month.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Newcastle employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 100 businesses in the Newcastle area this month.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Forster employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 60 businesses in Forster this month.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Southern NSW employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 50 businesses in Shellharbour, 50 in Ulladulla and 40 in Mittagong this month.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to inner-eastern Sydney employers
1 Jun 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 30 businesses in Paddington this month.

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