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Tasmanian restaurant operator faces court
11 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of the Jade Willow Chinese Restaurant located at Ulverstone in Tasmania.
Darwin restaurant operator taken to court
9 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court against the owner of the now-defunct ‘Bar.B.Q Tonight NT’ restaurant.
Over $100,000 penalties for Moreton Island restaurant
9 Dec 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties of $113,808 against a former manager of a Queensland resort restaurant and its owner after the underpayment of migrant workers.

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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