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Women’s health clinic in court
20 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a women’s health clinic in Melbourne for allegedly withholding Government-funded parental leave payments from an employee.
Gold Coast restaurant operators face court
19 Nov 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of two Chinese restaurants on the Gold Coast who allegedly underpaid a visa holder.
Lush signs Enforceable Undertaking
17 Nov 2020
The Australian operation of the multinational cosmetics company Lush has back-paid its employees more than $4 million and entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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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