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Half of Barossa businesses breaching workplace laws, campaign finds
22 Mar 2018
Half of Barossa businesses are committing at least one breach of workplace laws, according to a report released by the Fair Work Ombudsman today.
Fair Work Ombudsman ‘Here to Help’ Tasmania’s multicultural community at Harmony Week event
21 Mar 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman is collaborating with the Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCOT) to host a community event aimed at increasing multicultural communities’ awareness of the information and assistance available when it comes to workplace issues.
$80,000 in penalties against two Han’s Café franchisees after vulnerable workers underpaid
20 Mar 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $80,000 in penalties against the franchisees of two Han’s Café outlets in Perth after vulnerable staff were underpaid almost $100,000.

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