Compliance monitoring campaign

We have completed our National Compliance Monitoring Campaign. For information on the results of this campaign, read our National Compliance Monitoring Campaign Report.

The Fair Work Ombudsman is revisiting businesses that have previously been found to have contravened workplace laws in past campaigns.

Why monitor compliance?

By monitoring the compliance of businesses which have previously made errors, we get an insight into whether our initial engagement with them helped them with ongoing compliance. It also helps us to identify the reasons behind any errors that employers may still be making.

What are we going to do?

We are contacting employers and reviewing a sample of their time and wage records to check:

  • minimum wages
  • penalty rates and allowances
  • overtime rates
  • pay slips and record-keeping.

We want to understand the problems employers face when dealing with workplace laws. We want to help them deal with workplace issues. If we do find that they've made any errors, we'll work with them to make sure they understand how to correct these.

For more information on this campaign please contact

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