April 2013

$97,000 back-paid to workers in Victoria’s Goldfields region
30 Apr 2013
Workers in Victoria’s Goldfields region have been back-paid a total of $97,300 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Tasmanian workers back-paid $116,000
29 Apr 2013
Workers in Tasmania have been back-paid a total of $116,700 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Campaign recovers $313,000 back-pay for WA workers
26 Apr 2013
The Fair Work Ombudsman today released the findings of a campaign focussing on the entitlements of road traffic controllers in Western Australia.
Fines imposed over underpayment of foreign cook at Melbourne restaurant
25 Apr 2013
The former managers of a Melbourne restaurant have been fined a total of $35,100 for underpaying a foreign worker employed as a cook.
Fines imposed over treatment of employee seeking to return from maternity leave
24 Apr 2013
The operators of a Victorian aged care facility have been fined a total of $30,888 for discriminating against an employee when she attempted to return from maternity leave.
Adelaide company allegedly underpaid employees almost $100,000
23 Apr 2013
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against the operators of an Adelaide windscreens company for allegedly underpaying seven employees - including three teenagers - a total of almost $100,000.
Regulator recoups $90,000 for workers in Sydney’s South and South West
22 Apr 2013
Workers in Sydney’s South and South West have been back-paid a total of $90,000 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Fines for underpayments, sham contracting
19 Apr 2013
The operators of a regional NSW fruit and vegetable store have been fined a total of $166,848 after engaging in sham contracting and underpaying a shop assistant more than $60,000.
Acting Fair Work Ombudsman appointed
18 Apr 2013
Following the resignation of the Fair Work Ombudsman, Michael Campbell will take up an appointment as acting Fair Work Ombudsman from April 29 while a merit based selection process is undertaken to select a substantive replacement.
Gold Coast real estate company allegedly underpaid employees more than $53,000
18 Apr 2013
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against a Gold Coast real estate company, alleging it underpaid three salespeople a total of more than $53,000.
$48,000 in back-pay for Wodonga and Wangaratta workers
17 Apr 2013
Underpaid workers at Wodonga and Wangaratta have been back-paid a total of $48,400 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
$30,000 back-paid to workers in Sydney’s North
16 Apr 2013
Underpaid workers in Sydney’s Northern and North Western suburbs have been back-paid a total of $30,700 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
$65,000 in back-pay for Perth workers
11 Apr 2013
Workers at Perth have been back-paid a total of $65,900 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Northern NSW worker back-paid $32,000
10 Apr 2013
A worker in Northern NSW has been back-paid $32,600 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Brisbane workers back-paid $102,000
9 Apr 2013
Workers throughout Brisbane have been back-paid a total of $102,200 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Workers in South-East Queensland back-paid $46,000
5 Apr 2013
Workers in South-East Queensland have been back-paid a total of $46,500 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Cairns workers back-paid $45,000
4 Apr 2013
Workers at Cairns have been back-paid a total of $45,200 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Orange, Dubbo and Cowra workers back-paid $134,000
2 Apr 2013
Workers at Orange, Dubbo and Cowra have been back-paid a total of $134,100 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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