Albury cafe operator in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of a café in Albury, in southern New South Wales.

Darwin supermarket in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of an Indian supermarket in Darwin’s north.

Brownport Almonds signs Enforceable Undertaking

One of Australia’s largest almond growers and processors, Brownport Almonds Pty Ltd, has back-paid staff more than $500,000 and signed an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

CFMMEU penalised for right of entry breaches

The Federal Court has imposed a total of $66,500 in penalties against the CFMMEU and a former official for unlawful conduct on a Gold Coast construction site.

UNSW faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the University of New South Wales (UNSW), alleging it breached laws relating to record-keeping, pay slips and frequency of wage payments.

Daylight saving starts on Sunday 1 October

Daylight saving starts at 2am on Sunday 1 October in ACT, NSW, SA, Tas and Vic. Find out what employees get if they work overnight when daylight saving starts.

CFMMEU penalised for right of entry breaches

The Federal Court has imposed a total of $62,000 in penalties against the CFMMEU and two of its former officials for unlawful conduct on a Brisbane construction site.

Starbucks signs Enforceable Undertaking

Starbucks Coffee Australia Pty Ltd has back-paid staff in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast more than $4.5 million and has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking with the FWO.

Fair Work Ombudsman targets west Adelaide eateries

The Fair Work Ombudsman is making surprise inspections of food outlets in Adelaide’s west this week to check workers are getting the right pay and entitlements.

CFMMEU matter discontinued

In March 2022, the ABCC commenced court proceedings alleging that Jason Bushnell, and through him the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU), breached sections 346, 348 and 349 of the Fair Work Act at the Brisbane South State Secondary College project in May 2021.