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Qantas signs Court-Enforceable Undertaking
13 Mar 2020
Qantas Airways Limited (Qantas) has entered into a Court-Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman and will back pay hundreds of workers millions of dollars.
Melbourne clothing retailer faces court
12 Mar 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operator of a clothing retail store in Melbourne.
Audits recover $1.3 million for underpaid workers
11 Mar 2020
A nationwide Fair Work Ombudsman audit of 1217 businesses in industries including hospitality, domestic construction, retail, manufacturing and administration services has recovered $1,326,125 for underpaid employees.

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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