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Over $200,000 penalties for former petrol station operators
10 Feb 2021
The former operators of a petrol station on the NSW Central Coast who underpaid two migrant workers must pay $210,000 in penalties after their appeal was dismissed by the Federal Court.
Excavation company penalised
9 Feb 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $22,050 in penalties in court against operators of an excavation business based in north-west Victoria.
Contract carpentry business penalised
5 Feb 2021
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $13,608 in penalties in court against the operators of a contract carpentry business in Brisbane.

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