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Queensland construction company faces Court
11 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in court against the operators of a Queensland business in the construction industry for allegedly breaching a Fair Work Commission order by failing to pay compensation to an unfairly dismissed worker.
Gold Coast eateries face workplace audits
7 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is making surprise visits to restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets in popular food precincts between the Gold Coast’s Southport and Mermaid Beach from today.
Café penalised for paying workers in food and drink
3 Dec 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $139,800 in penalties in proceedings against the operator of a Brisbane café that partially paid some of its employees in food and drink.

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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