Former real estate operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured court orders for a total of $36,000 in penalties and back-payment against the former operator of a real estate agency in northern NSW.

Melbourne painting company faces Court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a Melbourne painting business.

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Brisbane cleaning business operator in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a cleaning services operator based just north of Brisbane.

Horse trainer penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in court against the operator of a horse training business in Victoria.

Silver Chain signs Enforceable Undertaking

National community health and aged services organisation Silver Chain Group Limited has back-paid staff in WA more than $17 million and entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the FWO.

$355,000 penalties for Brisbane sushi restaurant

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $355,000 in penalties in court against the operators of a Brisbane sushi restaurant after they deliberately underpaid employees and falsified records.

Flooding in parts of Australia

Workplaces and individuals may be affected by flooding in parts of Australia. Learn your workplace rights and responsibilities if you've been affected.

Construction business penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured court orders for more than $33,000 in penalties and back-payment against a Victorian construction business.

Window and door fabrication business penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $14,820 in penalties in court against a Melbourne-based company that makes aluminium windows and doors and its director.