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Nearly $390,000 recovered for security guards
5 Mar 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has recovered $389,982 in unpaid wages for 163 security guards following an investigation into 19 security businesses in Queensland.
Former Chatime franchisee and directors penalised
4 Mar 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $57,800 in penalties in court against a former Chatime bubble tea franchisee in Sydney that underpaid 17 workers through its use of unlawfully low flat rates.
FWO takes action against CFMMEU
1 Mar 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has commenced legal action in the Federal Court against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union of Australia (CFMMEU) and five of its officials for alleged adverse action and coercion at a Queensland mine.

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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