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Renewed pact reaffirms joint commitment to improving workplace compliance
1 Sep 2017
Joint efforts by the Fair Work Ombudsman and Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) to improve compliance with federal workplace laws relating to apprentices and trainees will continue under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Dodgy labour practices in Lockyer Valley targeted in multi-agency operation
31 Aug 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has joined forces with Queensland Workplace Health and Safety and the Queensland police to lead a multi-agency compliance operation targeting worker exploitation in the Lockyer Valley.
$37,000 pay day for Melbourne workers
30 Aug 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has assisted two workers in suburbs north of Melbourne to recover more than $37,000 in unpaid wages and entitlements after they contacted the agency for assistance.

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