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Pizza Hut franchisee underpaid staff almost $20,000
11 Aug 2017
The franchisee of a Pizza Hut outlet at Newcastle, in NSW, underpaid 24 employees a total of almost $20,000, an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman has found.
New guides to help apprentices get off to a good start
9 Aug 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched two new guides to assist apprentices and their employers to understand their rights and obligations in the workplace.
Compliance checks for 200 businesses in South Australia’s South East region
8 Aug 2017
At least 200 businesses in and around Mount Gambier, Renmark and Murray Bridge are being audited as part of the Fair Work Ombudsman’s latest education and compliance campaign.

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