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Perth company penalised
21 Aug 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $18,300 in penalties in the Federal Court against the operators of a Perth gourmet food distribution business.
Over $230,000 recovered for Gami Chicken workers
21 Aug 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $233,087 in unpaid wages for 353 workers following an investigation into 19 outlets of fried chicken chain Gami Chicken & Beer.
Taiwanese restaurant operators in court
20 Aug 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced action in the Federal Court against operators of three popular Taiwanese restaurants for allegedly underpaying vulnerable workers and using false records.

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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