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IGA supermarket operator allegedly underpays employees in two stores   17 Feb 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against an IGA supermarket operator in Melbourne, alleging he underpaid employees as young as 19 and used false records to give to the FWO, despite being previously put on notice of his obligations to correctly pay employees and keep records.
Sushi operator allegedly exploited young overseas workers   16 Feb 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal proceedings against a sushi-outlet operator, alleging he exploited Korean workers and provided false records to the FWO.
Sydney café operator faces Court over alleged cash-back scheme   15 Feb 2017
The operator of a Sydney café is facing Court for allegedly requiring an overseas worker to pay-back thousands of dollars of her wages as part of an exploitive cashback scheme.

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