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Former Chatime franchisee faces court
4 Apr 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a former Chatime bubble tea franchisee in Sydney, alleging it underpaid 17 workers more than $46,000.
Restaurant operator facing Court for alleged compensation breach
29 Mar 2019
The operator of an Indian restaurant in Sydney is facing Court for allegedly breaching a Fair Work Commission order by failing to pay compensation to a visa holder it unfairly dismissed.
Melbourne Chinese restaurant faces Court
26 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has commenced legal action against the former operator of a Melbourne restaurant, alleging it underpaid a migrant employee almost $70,000 and provided false records to inspectors during the investigation.

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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