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$121,000 penalty imposed for “outrageous exploitation of a young person”
13 Feb 2018
Michael Patrick Pulis, a business operator who told his employee to “seriously, f**k off…” when the worker asked when he would receive money owed to him, has been penalised $21,500.
Increased compliance but still room for improvement among Northern Territory businesses
9 Feb 2018
Audits of 38 businesses in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek have found that there is still some way to go in ensuring that businesses in the region are complying with workplace laws.
NT domestic violence refuge commits to change after underpaying its staff $50,000
8 Feb 2018
A Northern Territory refuge for women and children victims of domestic violence has back-paid 11 employees a total of more than $50,000, after intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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