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FWO audits cleaning operations at Optus Stadium
23 Sep 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman conducted a surprise audit of the cleaning arrangements at Perth’s Optus Stadium on Sunday following the WAFL Grand Final between Subiaco and South Fremantle.
The Ironing Shop franchisee faces court
20 Sep 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of four ‘The Ironing Shop’ outlets in Brisbane, alleging they paid a Chinese national wages as low as $8 an hour and falsified records.
FWO files special leave application in Marland Mushrooms case
19 Sep 2019
On 13 September 2019, the Fair Work Ombudsman filed an application in the High Court of Australia seeking special leave to appeal against the split decision of the Full Federal Court in Fair Work Ombudsman v Hu [2019] FCAFC 133.

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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