2019 - 2020 litigation outcomes

This section provides information on our litigation outcomes for the 2019 - 2020 financial year.

We use legal activities as one way to achieve compliance with Australian workplace laws. These activities are part of a broader compliance system that makes sure employers and employees comply with these laws.

July 2019 - June 2020

Fair Work Ombudsman v A & K Property Services Pty Ltd, Yong Sin Kim, Hyun Jun Kang and Jungpyo Lee

Date: 16 August 2019

Nature of Proceedings: Underpayments and failure to issue payslips or keep records

Penalty: $125,700 ($108,000 against A & K Property Services Pty Ltd, $10,600 against Yong Sin Kim, $3,550 against Hyun Jun Kang and $3,550 against Jungpyo Lee)

Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v A & K Property Services Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] FCCA 2259 (16 August 2019) external-icon.png

Fair Work Ombudsman v Nobrace Centre Pty Ltd and Ari Masters (No. 2)

Date: 6 August 2019

Nature of Proceedings: Failure to comply with a compliance notice

Penalty: $5,355 (against Ari Masters only)

Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Nobrace Centre Pty Ltd & Anor (No.2) [2019] FCCA 2144 (6 August 2019) external-icon.png

Fair Work Ombudsman v Eagle Tours Pty Limited

Date:  1 August 2019

Nature of Proceedings: Underpayments

Penalty: $89,250

Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v Eagle Tours Pty Limited [2019] FCCA 2099 (1 August 2019) external-icon.png

Fair Work Ombudsman v A & S Wholesale Fruit & Vegetables Pty Ltd, Stephen Fanous and Etherah Louli

Date: 4 July 2019

Nature of Proceedings: Underpayments, failure to provide pay slips, false and misleading records, making use of false and misleading records and unreasonable hours

Penalty: $243,000 ($200,000 against A & S Wholesale Fruit & Vegetables Pty Ltd, $30,000 against Stephen Fanous and $13,000 against Etherah Louli)

Decision: Fair Work Ombudsman v A & S Wholesale Fruit & Vegetables Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] FCCA 1838 (4 July 2019) external-icon.png

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