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Café-restaurant operator faces court
10 Oct 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the former operators of the Fair Espresso Central Market café-restaurant in the Adelaide CBD.
Westside Petroleum penalised for underpayments
4 Oct 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $57,000 in penalties in Court against major service station chain Westside Petroleum and three of its management staff for underpaying 22 employees a total of $62,393.
Restaurant allegedly underpaid visa worker $150k
3 Oct 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of the Blue Moon Restaurant in western Sydney, alleging they underpaid an Indian worker they were sponsoring on a 457 skilled worker visa more than $150,000.

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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