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Former Caltex franchisee penalised $77,000
15 Feb 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured total penalties of $77,708 against a former Sydney Caltex franchisee who falsified wage records for migrant workers.
Sydney hair salon ordered to pay $77,000 in penalties
12 Feb 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured more than $77,000 in penalties against the operator of a Sydney hair salon for underpaying a teenage apprentice in her first job more than $14,000.
Sushi outlets allegedly underpaid workers $694,000
8 Feb 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has commenced legal action against the operators of three Hero Sushi takeaway outlets for allegedly underpaying 94 workers and allegedly creating false records to provide to Fair Work Inspectors during their investigation.

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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