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Southern ACT businesses on notice after campaign finds pay slip and wage rate breaches
31 Jan 2018
The Fair Work Ombudsman has today released the findings of its proactive compliance and education campaign targeting the Southern ACT region, with 69 per cent of businesses found to be fully compliant with their workplace obligations.
Partnership leads to improved systems and processes to manage workplace compliance
26 Jan 2018
A two-year partnership between the Fair Work Ombudsman and Compass Group (Australia) Pty Ltd has resulted in improved compliance and has enhanced the company’s capability to manage workplace issues into the future.
$200,000 penalty for sushi store’s unlawful internship rip-off of young foreign workers
24 Jan 2018
A sushi outlet operator and an accountant have been penalised almost $200,000 for their involvement in an unlawful internship program that exploited young overseas workers.

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