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Over $580,000 recovered for Hobart workers
1 Apr 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has recovered $582,450 in wages for 376 underpaid workers after auditing Hobart’s ‘cheap eats’ food precincts.
Hobart café operators in court
1 Apr 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a Hobart café.
Only About Children signs Enforceable Undertaking
30 Mar 2021
Childcare company Only About Children Pty Ltd is back-paying employees more than $1.5 million and has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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