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$335,664 in penalties for underpaying workers at 7-Eleven outlet and restaurant
18 Jan 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $335,664 in penalties against a Melbourne company and two individuals for underpaying Chinese workers at a 7-Eleven franchise on William Street and a Japanese restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD.
TCF campaign recovers $80,000 for workers
11 Jan 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $84,846 for 138 Textile, Clothing and Footwear workers following a series of audits across Australia.
Coles’ trolley collectors report
9 Jan 2019
The final report on the Fair Work Ombudsman’s Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd reveals a highly compliant network, with 94 per cent of the supermarket’s stores now using ‘in-house’ trolley collectors.

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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