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Agri-Labour to pay migrant workers $50,000
23 Apr 2019
A labour-hire company will change the way it pays its workforce after a Fair Work Ombudsman investigation found it had failed to correctly compensate tomato pickers on a farm near Shepparton for their individual work.
Queensland electrical contractor penalised almost $40,000
18 Apr 2019
A Queensland electrical contracting company and its director have been penalised for ignoring a Fair Work Commission order to compensate an employee who was unfairly dismissed, following action by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
FWO audits Gami Chicken stores
11 Apr 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman is conducting surprise audits of popular Korean fried chicken franchise Gami Chicken and Beer today, after receiving concerning requests for assistance from employees.

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