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Queensland dairy farm operator in court
12 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a dairy farm in the Toowoomba region, in Queensland.
Wages recovered for stadium cleaners
9 Oct 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has recovered $25,292 in unpaid wages for 270 employees after investigating companies contracted to clean some of the nation’s leading stadiums.
Chemist Warehouse partnership improves compliance
2 Oct 2020
Major pharmacy franchise CW Retail Services Pty Ltd (Chemist Warehouse) has back-paid employees and improved its payroll practices following a three-year compliance partnership with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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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