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Crust pizza franchisee allegedly discriminated against migrant workers
23 Oct 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a Crust Gourmet Pizza franchise outlet in Hobart, alleging they discriminated against four overseas workers by paying them much less than Australian employees.
Court penalises IGA supermarket operator
22 Oct 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $320,263 in penalties in Court after an operator was found to have deliberately underpaid six workers at two IGA supermarkets in Melbourne, despite having been put on notice to comply.
2017-18 Annual Report
18 Oct 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman’s Annual Report for 2017-18 has been tabled in Parliament, highlighting the wide range of services and resources the regulator offers to employers and employees.

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