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Court penalises Melbourne restaurant operator
10 Jul 2020
The operator of Coburg restaurant, The Old Cop Shop, has been penalised $22,050 in Court for failing to comply with a Compliance Notice issued by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Penalty for underpayment of mushroom farm workers
9 Jul 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $22,440 penalty against the former owner-operator of a labour-hire company following the underpayment of 80 workers on a Queensland mushroom farm.
North Queensland restaurant in court
8 Jul 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against a North Queensland company operating Nick’s Swiss Italian Restaurant in Yungaburra.

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