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Indian restaurant back-pays 22 workers
15 Mar 2019
An Indian restaurant on the Gold Coast has signed up to a Court Enforceable Undertaking (EU) that will significantly improve its workplace practices, after the Fair Work Ombudsman found it underpaid workers a total of $54,470.
Brisbane teenager allegedly unpaid for 150 hours
7 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operator of a Sunshine Coast-based business, alleging he failed to pay an 18-year-old labourer.
Subway franchisee penalised $65,000
4 Mar 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $65,438 in penalties in Court against the former franchisee of two Subway outlets in Sydney for underpaying a Chinese worker more than $16,000.

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