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Being “too busy and lazy” to keep records results in $43,200 in penalties for massage parlour operator
16 Feb 2018
The operator of a number of massage parlours in Adelaide who said he was “too busy and lazy” to keep proper records has been penalised for contraventions of record-keeping and pay slip laws, following legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Bundaberg transport company allegedly underpaid worker $11,000 in less than a year
15 Feb 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Bundaberg-based transport company for allegedly underpaying an employee more than $11,000 over a period of just nine months.
Fair Work Ombudsman Inquiry uncovers rampant exploitation of Woolworths cleaners
14 Feb 2018
Cleaning contractors at 90 per cent of Woolworths’ Tasmanian supermarket sites were not complying with workplace laws, a Fair Work Ombudsman Inquiry has found.

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