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$90,000 penalties for contractors who paid their trolley collectors as little as $8 an hour   26 Jul 2016
Trolley collection contractors who were once part of supply chains for Woolworths, Coles and Foodland have been penalised more than $90,000 after overseas workers at Adelaide shopping centres were paid as little as $8 an hour.
Worker wage review follows underpayments   26 Jul 2016
A telecommunications company at Wollongong in NSW faces a series of audits after a Fair Work Ombudsman investigation found it had underpaid a call centre worker more than $3000.
Computer glitch hits Sydney nursing home payroll   25 Jul 2016
A computer glitch that miscalculated public holiday pay rates left a Sydney nursing home operator with an unpaid wages bill of almost $11,900.

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