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Former carwash-café operators penalised
7 Dec 2018
The former operators of a Gold Coast carwash-café have been penalised almost $70,000 for requiring an overseas worker to pay back over $21,000 of her wages and underpaying dozens of other workers following legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Cleaning company overhauls workplace practices
3 Dec 2018
A Western Australian commercial cleaning company that underpaid its workforce more than $447,000 has signed up to ongoing scrutiny of its workplace arrangements under an Enforceable Undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Penalty for newspaper director
28 Nov 2018
The former director of a Sydney newspaper publisher has been penalised after threatening and later sacking a journalist who sought assistance from the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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