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Burger chain back-pays $1.1 million to workers
6 Dec 2019
The Australian arm of a Japanese burger chain has back-paid $1.12 million to 285 former and current Queensland workers and will face ongoing scrutiny of its workplace practices.
Over $40,000 penalty after teenager not paid
5 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $41,040 penalty against the former operator of a Sunshine Coast-based business after he was involved in a failure to pay an 18-year-old labourer any wages for almost a month’s work.
FWO alleges EU non-compliance
5 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has commenced legal action to enforce terms of a Court-Enforceable Undertaking (EU) that was executed with Saffron Indian Gourmet Pty Ltd (Saffron) earlier this year.

Note: Allegations outlined in the FWO's media releases relating to the commencement of litigation reflect those put forward in our Statement of Claim at the time of filing. Some details may vary over the course of the proceeding. 

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