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Chinese student underpaid nearly $13,000
5 Jul 2019
A Sydney horticulture labour-hire company will back-pay $12,933 to a Chinese student after a Fair Work Ombudsman investigation uncovered multiple breaches of workplace laws.
Sushi operator penalised for underpayments
4 Jul 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $124,416 in penalties against the operator of a chain of sushi outlets for deliberately underpaying migrant workers in Canberra.
Penalty for underpayment of Sydney security guards
3 Jul 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty of $39,090 against a former Sydney security company operator for underpaying dozens of security guards.

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