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Melbourne cleaning operator allegedly ignored warnings, exploited overseas workers
12 Dec 2017
A contract cleaning operator in Melbourne is facing the Federal Circuit Court for allegedly exploiting three overseas workers, despite having been put on notice to pay employees’ lawful minimum entitlements.
Sushi operator allegedly underpaid vulnerable workers in Canberra
8 Dec 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of a chain of sushi outlets for allegedly exploiting overseas workers in Canberra.
Caltex franchisee allegedly falsified records of wage rates paid to overseas workers
7 Dec 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Caltex franchisee in Sydney for allegedly falsifying records of the wage rates it paid to overseas workers.

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