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Underpayments drop as trolley collection undertaking continues
7 Feb 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has welcomed findings of improved wage compliance and accountability in Coles’ trolley collection network, with 91 per cent of the supermarket giant’s stores now with ‘in-house’ trolley collection.
Outback homestead operator to face court after 17 workers underpaid $23,000
6 Feb 2018
The operator of a remote Northern Territory homestead is facing major penalties after underpaying 17 employees more than $23,000.
Degani café underpays young workers
1 Feb 2018
A Degani Bakery Café south of Melbourne has agreed to back-pay staff almost $10,000 after a Fair Work Ombudsman audit found employees as young as 18 were being underpaid.

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