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Migrant workers allegedly paid no wages for a year’s work under ‘work experience’ scheme
8 Jun 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Sydney childcare operator that allegedly failed to pay two migrant workers any wages for a year of work under the guise of an ‘unpaid work experience’ scheme.
Fair Work Ombudsman releases results of Darwin audits
8 Jun 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman’s proactive compliance and education campaign in Darwin has found that 54 per cent of audited businesses were non-compliant with their workplace obligations.
Almost half of inner Adelaide businesses fail the basics in workplace compliance checks
6 Jun 2018
Audits of 125 businesses across the Adelaide CBD and surrounding suburbs have found 45 per cent to be non-compliant with workplace laws.

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