Queensland labour-hire company faces court for alleged underpayment of 87 visa holders

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a labour-hire company that operated on farms in Far North Queensland, alleging it underpaid visa holders almost $50,000.

Removal and storage business penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $77,400 in penalties in court against the operators of a furniture removal and storage business in Melbourne.

New website to help prevent workplace sexual harassment in Australia

The AHCR and Respect@Work Council have launched a new website to help workplaces prevent and respond to sexual harassment and create a work culture that is safe, respectful and equal for everyone.

More than $400,000 recovered for Brisbane workers

The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $404,721 in wages for 623 underpaid workers after investigating employers in Brisbane’s food precincts.

New educational leader allowance in the Children’s Services Award

The Fair Work Commission has recently introduced an educational leader’s allowance for eligible employees covered by the Children’s Services Award.

Changes to the National Training Wage schedule in the Building Award

The Fair Work Commission has updated the Building Award’s National Training Wage schedule.

Beauty therapy clinic faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of a beauty therapy clinic in north-west Sydney.

Electrical and telecommunications company in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Melbourne-based electrical and telecommunications services company and its director.

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Engineering business operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in court against the operator of a business in Logan Village, Queensland that carries out services including custom fabrication and mobile welding.