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Security services company in court
8 Jun 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a security services company in Perth.
Sydney research company faces court
4 Jun 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Sydney health and wellness research company for alleged sham contracting involving workers with a disability.
The Ironing Shop franchisee penalised
1 Jun 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $112,420 in penalties in court against the operators of four ‘The Ironing Shop’ outlets in Brisbane after they paid a Chinese national wages as low as $8 an hour and made use of false or misleading records.

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