September 2010

Regulator recoups almost $20,000 for two Rockhampton workers
29 Sep 2010
Two workers at Rockhampton in Queensland have been reimbursed $19,700 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Laverton, Footscray employers focus of campaign
29 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman is targeting up to 100 employers at Laverton and Footscray as part of a new education and compliance campaign.
Fair Work Ombudsman recoups $16,500 back-pay for Moe childcare worker
29 Sep 2010
A childcare worker at Moe in Victoria has been reimbursed $16,500 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Tweed Heads businesses back-pay workers $35,500 after Fair Work Ombudsman intervenes
28 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recently recovered more than $35,500 for three Tweed Heads workers who were underpaid.
Regulator recoups $21,000 back-pay for two Hervey Bay hotel managers
27 Sep 2010
Two hotel managers in Hervey Bay, Queensland, have been back-paid $21,300 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Regulator recovers almost $250,000 in back-pay for Goldfields workers
24 Sep 2010
A number of workers in Western Australia’s Goldfields region have been back-paid more than $242,000 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Murray River region employers
22 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 120 businesses along the Murray River in NSW next week.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Bathurst employers
22 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 60 businesses in Bathurst over the next three weeks.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Lithgow employers
22 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 40 businesses in Lithgow over the next two weeks.
Security officers in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs back-paid $107,000
22 Sep 2010
Twenty-seven security officers in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs have been back-paid $107,000 after a targeted investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Chili’s restaurant operators fined
21 Sep 2010
The operators of two Chili’s restaurants have been fined a total of $66,600 for underpaying teenage staff.
Contract cleaners focus of national campaign
21 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will write to more than 15,000 contractors in a new national campaign focussing on the cleaning industry.
Regulator secures $28,000 back-pay for two Sunshine Coast workers
20 Sep 2010
An investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $28,000 for two real estate workers on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
$17,600 back-pay for 43 Hunter bus drivers
20 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman today released the results of its NSW Hunter Valley Tourist and Service Coach Drivers’ Campaign.
70 per cent pass rate for Bass Coast employers
16 Sep 2010
Seventy per cent of employers randomly audited on Victoria’s Bass Coast are complying with federal workplace laws, the Fair Work Ombudsman revealed today.
Victorian 7-Eleven campaign results released
16 Sep 2010
Seventy per cent of Victoria’s 7-Eleven stores randomly audited by the Fair Work Ombudsman are complying with national workplace laws.
Dubbo worker gets $28,000 back-pay after lodging complaint via internet
16 Sep 2010
An administration assistant at Dubbo, in NSW, has been reimbursed $28,100 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found she was underpaid.
Regulator recoups $35,000 for dozens of underpaid Albany workers
16 Sep 2010
Dozens of workers in Albany, WA, have been back-paid a total of $35,000 as a result of recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Stanthorpe farm connections face court
15 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman is taking legal action against the connections of a farm near Stanthorpe, Queensland, for allegedly creating an illegal employment structure to deprive four casual staff of overtime payments.
Nowra call centre allegedly underpaid workers more than $200,000
15 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against the operator of a call centre at Nowra, in NSW, alleging it has underpaid 40 staff more than $200,000.
95 per cent of Kimberley-Pilbara employers compliant with record-keeping laws
14 Sep 2010
Ninety-five per cent of Kimberley and Pilbara businesses randomly audited by the Fair Work Ombudsman are complying with record-keeping laws.
Big improvement in compliance for Taste of Tasmania employers
14 Sep 2010
A second audit of businesses operating at the Taste of Tasmania festival has revealed a big increase in compliance with workplace laws, according to the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Newcastle employers
13 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 60 businesses in Newcastle over the next week.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Batemans Bay employers
13 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 80 businesses in Batemans Bay, NSW over the next three weeks.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to NSW North Coast employers
13 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 40 businesses in Bellingen/Dorrigo and 30 in Sawtell/Toormina over the next two weeks.
Lockyer Valley farm directors fined $35,000 for underpaying farm workers
13 Sep 2010
The operators of a Lockyer Valley farm have been fined a total of $35,360 for underpaying seven fruit and vegetable pickers.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Young and Wagga employers
13 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 100 businesses in Young and 30 in Wagga over the next four weeks.
Fair Work inspectors re-visit Adelaide Show
8 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman is re-visiting the Royal Adelaide Show to educate employers and ensure casual workers are receiving their correct entitlements.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Adelaide employers
6 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 100 businesses in Prospect/Nailsworth, 100 in West Croydon/Ferryden Park and 30 in Dernancourt/Hope Valley over the next six weeks.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Sydney employers
6 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 40 businesses in St Ives, 40 in Richmond and 20 in South Windsor this month.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to southern Sydney employers
6 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 130 businesses in Southern Sydney over the next four weeks.
Perth architect faces court over alleged failure to provide employment records
3 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against a Perth architect for allegedly failing to provide employment records for a former employee who claimed he had been underpaid.
Court fines Albury café owner $21,900
1 Sep 2010
A former owner-operator of an Albury café has been fined $21,900 for underpaying three workers following a prosecution by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Grafton employers
1 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 100 businesses in Grafton over the next week.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Moree and Narrabri employers
1 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 60 businesses in Moree and 50 in Narrabri this month.
Sydney director fined $12,000 for underpaying 21-year-old receptionist
1 Sep 2010
The former director of a Sydney company has been fined $12,000 over the underpayment of a young worker following a prosecution by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Fair Work inspectors to make educational visits to Wollongong employers
1 Sep 2010
The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to about 50 businesses in Wollongong over the next two weeks.

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