Changes to travel time in the Real Estate Award

The Fair Work Commission has made changes to travel time in the Real Estate Award.

Know the new workplace laws, FWO urges

The Fair Work Ombudsman is encouraging workplace participants to get educated and compliant with the further changes to workplace laws, or risk facing the new significantly higher penalties.

Hair and beauty salon in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a hair and beauty salon in regional South Australia.

Melbourne residential building company penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $19,800 in penalties in court against a Melbourne-based residential building company and its sole director.

Protecting Worker Entitlements

As part of the Australian Government’s Protecting Worker Entitlements laws, there have been changes to the Fair Work Act.

Changes to age group descriptions in 34 awards

The Fair Work Commission has made changes to the age group descriptions in 34 awards to make them clearer.

Finance and insurance brokerage business in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a finance and insurance brokerage business in Cairns.

Sydney physio and rehab company faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a company running physiotherapy and rehabilitation clinics in Sydney.

FWO secures record $10.34 million penalties against Commonwealth Bank and CommSec

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a record $10.34 million in penalties against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and its subsidiary CommSec in response to the companies underpaying employees more than $16 million.

Queanbeyan and Gungahlin eateries checked for underpayments

The Fair Work Ombudsman is making surprise inspections of food outlets in Canberra’s north and nearby Queanbeyan in NSW this week to check workers are getting the right pay and entitlements.