Pay packet review for La Porchetta employees

Dozens of employees at La Porchetta pizza outlets across Australia will have their pay packets reviewed to ensure they are receiving their full entitlements.

Adelaide cleaners underpaid $14,000

A company which cleans a major shopping complex in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs underpaid eight of its employees more than $14,000 over nine months, the Fair Work Ombudsman has found.

Spotlight on Queensland fruit & vegetable farms

A team of Fair Work Ombudsman inspectors will fly into Bundaberg today to ensure seasonal workers on local fruit and vegetable farms are being paid their correct wages and entitlements.

$50,000 back-pay for Tasmanian workers

A number of Tasmanian workers have been back-paid almost $50,000 in wages and entitlements following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Workers across regional Victoria back-paid

A number of workers throughout regional Victoria have been back-paid almost $50,000 in wages and entitlements following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

New-look website for reliable workplace info

The Fair Work Ombudsman today launched a new website aimed at busy people who need accurate information quickly and conveniently.

Fair Work inspectors to visit Bowen and Tully

A team of four Fair Work Ombudsman inspectors will visit capsicum, tomato and banana farms around Bowen and Tully next week as part of an ongoing focus on seasonal workers.

WANTED – workers to claim $2.7 million back-pay

Workers who believe they may have been underpaid in a previous job are being encouraged to check whether they are entitled to a share of unclaimed wages totalling $2.7 million.

Security company fined over underpayments

The operators of a Victorian security company have been fined a total of $147,708 for the “negligent” underpayment of four former employees, following an investigation and litigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Restaurant operators fined $334,000 after paying employees with pizza and soft drink

The operators of two Melbourne restaurants who gave teenage employees pizza and soft drink instead of their correct wages have been fined a total of $334,818 following an investigation and litigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman.