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Lush signs Enforceable Undertaking
17 Nov 2020
The Australian operation of the multinational cosmetics company Lush has back-paid its employees more than $4 million and entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Melbourne café operator penalised
16 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $27,783 in court penalties against the operator of two ‘French Baguette Café’ outlets in Melbourne.
Perth franchisee penalised $230,040 for repeat offending
13 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured its first penalties under the ‘serious contraventions’ provisions of the Protecting Vulnerable Workers laws, after a former Han’s Café franchisee in Perth underpaid vulnerable workers despite having previously faced Court for similar conduct.

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