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Court penalty for ABCO Plastics
17 Dec 2018
A Sydney plastics manufacturing company that underpaid two Sri Lankan visa holders has been penalised by the Federal Circuit Court after failing to meet a deadline to back-pay these workers.
New Field underpays two graduates
14 Dec 2018
A multinational education company will make major changes to its workplace practices after the Fair Work Ombudsman discovered the underpayment of two Chinese graduates in its Melbourne CBD branch.
Over $165,000 penalties for tour bus operator
14 Dec 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured substantial penalties against a Gold Coast tour bus business that engaged in sham contracting and underpaid two drivers more than $43,000.

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