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Pharmacy operators penalised for underpaying migrant “93 weeks’ wages”
17 Apr 2018
The operators of a number of ‘Save and Deliver’ pharmacies in Sydney have been penalised a total of $45,000, after underpaying a migrant employee the equivalent of 93 weeks’ wages over a period of almost four years.
$230k in penalties over exploitation of migrant trolley collectors at Bendigo
16 Apr 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $230,638 in penalties against a trolley collection subcontractor for exploiting two migrant workers at Bendigo, in regional Victoria, and using false records to try to cover it up.
Swimland signs up to scrutiny after more than 1300 staff underpaid $1.4 million
16 Apr 2018
A swim school franchise network that underpaid its staff across a six-year period is required to implement extensive measures to ensure compliance with workplace laws, after signing up to an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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