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Great Ocean Road workers back-paid $64,000
5 Oct 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $64,334 for 36 workers employed at various locations along the Great Ocean Road and Otway region of Victoria.
Goulburn Valley workers back-paid more than $34,000
4 Oct 2017
Twenty three workers in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley region have been back-paid more than $34,000 in wages and entitlements after seeking assistance from the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Young Lake Macquarie labourer back-paid $25,000
28 Sep 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has assisted three workers employed by businesses in the Newcastle/Hunter region of NSW to recover $38,000 in unpaid wages and entitlements.

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