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Sydney cafe operators in court
6 May 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a Sydney cafe.
Wellways Australia signs Enforceable Undertaking
29 Apr 2021
Mental health, community care and disability services provider Wellways Australia Limited will back-pay staff more than $1.5 million after entering into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Cleaners allegedly underpaid over $100,000
26 Apr 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a contract cleaning company in regional WA, alleging it underpaid employees more than $119,000 and falsified records.

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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