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Young workers, visa holders back-paid more than $70,000 by Brisbane businesses
13 Oct 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has assisted 22 workers employed by businesses in Brisbane to recover $73,279 in unpaid wages and entitlements.
Fair Work Ombudsman compliance partnership with Woolworths a new benchmark in supply chain governance
11 Oct 2017
A new standard in labour supply chain governance has been set with the signing of a Proactive Compliance Deed between Woolworths Ltd and the Fair Work Ombudsman, covering the supermarket giant’s procurement of trolley collection services.
Fair Work Ombudsman discusses new laws with franchising sector
9 Oct 2017
With less than three weeks until new laws making some franchises and holding companies liable for underpayment of workers take effect, the Fair Work Ombudsman has cautioned the industry against being complacent.

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Eithne Johnston
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Ryan Pedler
Assistant Director - Media
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Mark Lee
Director of Media
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Email: mark.lee@fwo.gov.au

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