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Café allegedly paid workers in food and drink
23 Oct 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in Court against the operators of a Brisbane café that allegedly partially paid some of its employees in food and drink.
FWO recovers $40 million for workers
22 Oct 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman’s 2018-19 Annual Report reveals a significant increase in recovered wages, record visits to our resources and firm enforcement of workplace laws.
Family services organisation to back-pay workers
15 Oct 2019
North Queensland organisation Catalyst Child and Family Services Ltd will back-pay workers approximately $200,000 after breaching Australia’s workplace laws.

Note: Allegations outlined in the FWO's media releases relating to the commencement of litigation reflect those put forward in our Statement of Claim at the time of filing. Some details may vary over the course of the proceeding. 

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