Former bakery operators in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operators of a Vietnamese bakery in Melbourne.

Beauty business penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $21,890 in penalties in court against the operators of an eyebrow shaping business in eastern Sydney.

Sydney roofing business operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured court orders for more than $12,000 in penalties and back-payment against the operator of a roofing business in Sydney.

Australian record for worker back-payments

The Fair Work Ombudsman recovered more than $532 million for 384,805 underpaid workers in 2021-22 – a record sum of back-paid wages and entitlements for a record number of employees.

Changes to mandatory COVID-19 isolation periods

The rules for mandatory COVID-19 isolation periods are changing across Australia. Learn more.

Landscaping business operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $9,990 in penalties in court against the operator of a residential landscaping business in Melbourne.

Retail furniture company in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against Hermesvilla Pty Ltd, a retail furniture company which has traded as Myka Home in the eastern Melbourne suburb of Nunawading.

Launceston workers back-paid more than $120,000

The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $121,574 in wages for 144 underpaid workers after investigating employers in Launceston’s food precincts.

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.

Juice and coffee bar business back in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action for a second time against the operators of a Melbourne-based juice and coffee bar and a director.