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.

$137,435 in penalties against former director, manager, and accounting firm of La La Bar Group companies

The FWO has secured a total of $137,435 in penalties in court against a former director and a general manager of Melbourne-based La La Bar Group companies and the companies’ former accounting firm.

Health industry labour-hire company in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Melbourne-based labour-hire company operating in the health industry.

Vaping company penalised for “exploitive” and “deceitful” cashback arrangement

The FWO has secured a total of $37,485 in penalties in court against the husband-and-wife operators of a vaping products business in Sydney.

Optus Retail signs Enforceable Undertaking

Optus Retailco Pty Limited is back-paying more than $7.8 million to underpaid employees nationally, and has signed an EU with the FWO.

Northern Tasmanian farms checked for underpayments

The Fair Work Ombudsman is making surprise inspections of agriculture businesses in Tasmania’s north and northwest this week to check workers are getting the right pay.

Finance and mortgage broking company in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a finance and mortgage broking company in inner-city Sydney.