CFMEU penalised for unlawful conduct

The Federal Court has imposed a total of $171,000 in penalties against the Construction, Forestry and Maritime Employees Union (CFMEU) and two of its officials for unlawful conduct at a construction site in South-East Queensland.

St Vincent’s hospitals and aged care businesses sign Enforceable Undertaking

Hospital and aged care businesses operated by St Vincent’s Health Australia Ltd are back-paying staff in NSW and Queensland more than $4.4 million and have signed an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Flooding in parts of Australia

Learn your workplace rights and responsibilities if you've been affected by flooding.

Former Sydney café operators penalised more than $124,000

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $124,275 in penalties in court against the former operators of a café in inner Sydney.

Former construction business operator in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operator of two construction businesses in Melbourne’s south-east.

Party supplies company in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a party supplies company in western Sydney and its sole director.

Former Pizza Hut franchisee penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $28,021 penalty in court against the former operator of a Pizza Hut outlet in south-east Queensland.

Adelaide bubble tea director penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in court against a company director who was formerly involved in operating three bubble tea outlets in the Adelaide CBD.

Enterprise agreements and enterprise bargaining

Find information on new enterprise agreements and enterprise bargaining laws.

Fair Work Ombudsman targets Brisbane eateries

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