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Commonwealth Games security guards underpaid
21 Jun 2019
Ten security guards from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have received more than $24,000 in unpaid wages, following a Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) audit of security providers for the event.
Melbourne cafes back-pay 26 workers
14 Jun 2019
The operators of cafes in Richmond and Brunswick have back-paid 26 employees $24,947 and will be under close scrutiny for three years after a Fair Work Ombudsman investigation.
Regional workers back-paid over $330,000
13 Jun 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $331,386 in wages for 725 underpaid workers after conducting surprise audits in Albury-Wodonga, Ballarat and Wollongong.

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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