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Penalties for Sydney childcare operator
19 Aug 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $30,240 in penalties against a former Sydney childcare centre operator for failing to back-pay two migrant employees who worked for the centre under the guise of a volunteer arrangement.
BaptistCare signs Enforceable Undertaking
18 Aug 2020
BaptistCare NSW & ACT is back-paying employees more than $1 million and has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman in order to address its non-compliance.
Over $430,000 recovered for Geelong workers
14 Aug 2020
The FWO has recovered $431,875 in wages for 487 underpaid workers after conducting surprise audits in the Geelong area as part of its series of regional university cities proactive investigations.

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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