Media releases

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

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.

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a printing and signage business that manufactures and installs signs in the greater southern region of Western Australia.

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a national projects and construction company based in eastern Sydney and one of its representatives.

Disability support charity Open Minds Australia Limited has back-paid staff about $4.2 million after breaching its own collective agreement and has signed an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

The FWO has secured $966,890 in penalties in a case involving exploitation of Filipino workers by the director of a Canberra massage parlour who threatened to have workers’ families killed.

A Full Federal Court has imposed increased penalties against the Construction, Forestry and Maritime Employees Union (CFMEU) and one of its officials for unlawful conduct at a construction site in Brisbane.

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $7,400 penalty in court against the operator of a pastoral business in central Queensland.

The Federal Circuit and Family Court has imposed a total of $51,280 in penalties against the Construction, Forestry and Maritime Employees Union (CFMEU) and one of its officials for unlawful conduct at a construction site in Melbourne.

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against an electrical contracting company in Melbourne’s east.