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Penalty for NSW cleaning operator
20 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties of $17,190 against a Gosford cleaning operator who failed to comply with a Compliance Notice that required him to back-pay two workers.
Gold Coast bar operator faces court
20 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of the Chevron Tavern, located on the Gold Coast.
$730,000 recovered from popular food franchises
18 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $731,648 in unpaid wages for 780 workers after a national investigation into emerging fast food, restaurant and café franchises.

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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