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Fair Work Ombudsman speaks your language with instant website translation
19 Feb 2018
It is now easier than ever for overseas workers and linguistically diverse communities to find out about their workplace rights and obligations, with the Fair Work Ombudsman’s website now accessible in 40 languages other than English.
Being “too busy and lazy” to keep records results in $43,200 in penalties for massage parlour operator
16 Feb 2018
The operator of a number of massage parlours in Adelaide who said he was “too busy and lazy” to keep proper records has been penalised for contraventions of record-keeping and pay slip laws, following legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Bundaberg transport company allegedly underpaid worker $11,000 in less than a year
15 Feb 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Bundaberg-based transport company for allegedly underpaying an employee more than $11,000 over a period of just nine months.

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Director of Media
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