Eagers Automotive Limited companies back-pay $16 million, sign Enforceable Undertaking

Australia’s largest car dealership business, Eagers Automotive Limited (EAL), has back-paid more than $16 million including interest and superannuation to staff underpaid by five of its subsidiaries, who have signed an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

More than $280,000 recovered for Newcastle workers

The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $281,729 for 305 underpaid food outlet employees in Newcastle, following surprise inspections.

Disability services business operator back in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action for a second time against the operator of a disability support services business operating in southern New South Wales.

Residential building and construction services business in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of a residential building and construction services business in south-west Sydney.

Former shoe retailer penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $86,674 in penalties and back-pay orders in court against the former operators of a Sydney shoe retailer after they failed to back-pay a worker and issue pay slips.

85 Degrees franchisor penalised $1.44 million

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties totalling $1.44 million against the franchisor of the ‘85 Degrees’ brand in Australia for its “systematic failure to ensure compliance within its franchise network”, including underpayments at a number of its Sydney franchisee outlets.

Get set for a minimum wage increase

The Fair Work Commission (the Commission) will announce its Annual Wage Review 2024 decision at 10:30 am AEST on Monday 3 June 2024.

Changes to breaks between work periods in the Retail Award

Find out how an employee’s pay is calculated when they’re not given at least 12 hours break between shifts under the Retail Award.

Former security services company penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $22,200 penalty in court against a former security services company that was based in Melbourne.

Former Sydney café operators penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $44,148 in penalty and back-pay orders in court against the former operators of a cafe in Sydney’s inner west in response to their failure to back-pay workers.