Trolley collection business penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured court orders for more than $62,000 in penalties and back-payment against a trolley collection business operating in Tasmania and its director.

Building services operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a penalty in court against the operator of a residential building and construction services business in Melbourne.

Queensland bakery operators penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $11,833 in penalties in court against the operators of a bakery in regional Queensland.

Melbourne eateries checked for underpayments

The Fair Work Ombudsman is making surprise inspections of restaurants, cafés and fast food outlets in Melbourne’s inner west this week to ensure workers are being paid correctly.

National Day of Mourning and other upcoming public holidays

The Prime Minister has declared that Thursday 22 September 2022 will be a public holiday for a National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen.

Darwin workers back-paid nearly $400,000

The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $393,453 in wages for 479 underpaid workers after investigating employers in Darwin food precincts.

Fair Work Ombudsman continues farm inspections

The FWO has continued to monitor workplace compliance in the agriculture sector with inspectors investigating more than 190 businesses in four states to ensure workers are getting the right pay.

Disability services provider CLRS signs Enforceable Undertaking

Community Living & Respite Services Inc (CLRS) has back-paid staff more than $3 million and entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Mortgage broking business back in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action for a second time against a Melbourne mortgage broking business and its manager.

Motor vehicle repair business penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a total of $19,980 in penalties in court against the operators of a motor vehicle repair business in Adelaide.