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CFMMEU penalised for unlawful industrial action
21 Jun 2018
Legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman has resulted in the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) being penalised in Court for organising unlawful industrial action at shipping terminals in Sydney and Brisbane.
The Gig Economy: Navigating new ways to work
20 Jun 2018
Opinion piece on the Gig Economy by Natalie James, Fair Work Ombudsman.
More than $100k in penalties after Brisbane massage parlour refuses to back-pay two workers $12,842
20 Jun 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured more than $100,000 in penalties against the former operators of two massage parlours in the Brisbane CBD after they refused to back-pay two workers who had been underpaid less than $13,000.

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