January 2011

Company fined $25,000 for breaching Australian Workplace Agreement process
31 Jan 2011
No. 1 Riverside Quay Pty Ltd has been fined for breaching workplace law when it lodged Australian Workplace Agreements for approximately 400 workers in 2006.
Toys”R”Us back-pays $1 million to 1000 staff
30 Jan 2011
National retail giant Toys“R”Us has promised to set up a whistleblower hotline for its staff to complain about wages and conditions after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found the company was underpaying its employees.
$52,000 back-pay for Tasmanian workers
28 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recently recovered more than $52,500 back-pay for a number of workers in Tasmania.
Northern NSW nursery faces court for allegedly underpaying employees almost $40,000
27 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against a northern NSW nursery for allegedly underpaying 19 of its employees - 11 of them teenagers - almost $40,000.
Albury-Wodonga hair salon operators face court over alleged discrimination
25 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against the operators of three hairdressing salons in Albury-Wodonga, alleging they discriminated against a physically disabled employee.
Barossa Valley cellar hand back-paid $29,000
24 Jan 2011
A cellar hand in South Australia’s Barossa Valley has been reimbursed $29,000 after a recent investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found he was underpaid.
Perth security officers back-paid $217,000
23 Jan 2011
A Perth security company has reimbursed 92 of its staff a total of $217,400 after a targeted investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Wagga transport company fined for underpaying employees almost $150,000
21 Jan 2011
A Wagga transport company has been fined $30,000 for underpaying 34 employees following a prosecution by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Northern NSW company director faces court over alleged underpayment of truck drivers
21 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against the former operator of a northern NSW transport company for allegedly underpaying 15 truck drivers almost $20,000.
Darwin audits recoup $39,000 for Mitchell Street and Wharf Precinct workers
20 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered more than $39,000 in back-pay for over 250 Darwin hospitality workers.
More than $35,000 recovered for underpaid workers in WA’s Kimberley region
20 Jan 2011
A number of workers in Western Australia’s Kimberley region have been reimbursed $36,400 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were being underpaid.
Wollongong security officers back-paid $36,400
19 Jan 2011
Six security officers in Wollongong have been back-paid $36,400 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Melbourne restaurant allegedly underpaid Indian cook $24,000
19 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against the operator of a suburban Melbourne restaurant for allegedly underpaying a cook recruited from India more than $24,000.
Regional SA transport company to back-pay workers $142,000
18 Jan 2011
Port Pirie-based Irvine’s Transport has agreed to reimburse 26 of its staff a total of $142,609 after it was discovered the employees were being underpaid.
Strong pass rate for NSW South Coast
18 Jan 2011
Businesses along the NSW South Coast have received the thumbs up from the Fair Work Ombudsman after an auditing campaign found most are complying with workplace laws.
$20,000 back-pay for two workers at Alice Springs
17 Jan 2011
Two workers at Alice Springs in the Northern Territory have been back paid more than $20,000 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Canberra workers back-paid $65,000
16 Jan 2011
A number of workers in and around Canberra have been reimbursed more than $65,100 after the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were being underpaid.
Fair Work Ombudsman recovers almost $90,000 back-pay for 29 Gippsland transport workers
14 Jan 2011
Twenty-nine Gippsland transport workers are being reimbursed almost $90,000 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
$135,000 back-pay recovered for underpaid workers in Perth
14 Jan 2011
A number of Perth workers have been back-paid $135,300 as a result of recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Two Tasmanian transport workers back-paid $36,000 after regulator intervenes
13 Jan 2011
Two Tasmanian transport workers have been back-paid a total of $36,100 after investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Regulator recovers more than $70,000 for North East Victorian workers
13 Jan 2011
Workers in North East Victoria have been back-paid more than $70,000 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
North Queensland workers back-paid more than $100,000 after regulator intervenes
12 Jan 2011
A number of workers in Queensland’s Tropical North have been back-paid $107,800 after intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Bendigo truck drivers back-paid $67,000
12 Jan 2011
Two truck drivers at Bendigo are being reimbursed more than $67,000 after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
Fair Work inspectors recoup almost $120,000 for underpaid Adelaide workers
11 Jan 2011
A number of Adelaide workers have been back-paid almost $120,000 following recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Two Wyong workers back-paid almost $20,000
11 Jan 2011
Two workers in the Wyong region of NSW have been back-paid nearly $20,000 after recent investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman found they were underpaid.
$50,000 back-pay for south-western WA workers
10 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recently recovered $52,000 back-pay for a number of workers in south-western WA.
Over $100k recovered for Gold Coast workers
10 Jan 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recently recovered $105,500 for a number of workers on Queensland’s Gold Coast.

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