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Melbourne supermarket operator to overhaul workplace practices
5 Nov 2018
A specialty supermarket operator in Melbourne will overhaul its workplace practices under an Enforceable Undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman after they were found to have underpaid three Chinese workers a total of almost $75,000.
Trolley contractor improves workplace compliance
2 Nov 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has published a report on its compliance partnership with United Trolley Collections Pty Ltd (UTC), Australia’s largest trolley collection company.
Bundaberg transport company penalised $80,000
30 Oct 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured an $80,000 penalty against a Bundaberg-based transport company for underpaying an employee more than $11,000 over a period of just nine months.

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