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FWO audits Brisbane’s West End
25 Jul 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman is today continuing surprise audits of 50 bars, restaurants and cafes in Brisbane’s popular West End food district to check if they are compliant with workplace laws.
Day spa operator back-pays visa holders
23 Jul 2019
The operator of six day spa centres in Sydney has back-paid $65,939.87 to 13 employees, and admits he made unlawful deductions from their salary and underpaid penalty rates and annual leave entitlements.
MADE Establishment signs undertaking
18 Jul 2019
A major Melbourne restaurant company has back-paid workers over $7.8 million in wages and superannuation and faces ongoing regulatory scrutiny, after entering into a Court-Enforceable Undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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