More than $148 million recovered for workers

The Fair Work Ombudsman recovered $148,374,054 for 69,735 underpaid workers in 2020-21 - a record sum of back-paid wages and entitlements.

Construction business in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a fence construction business in Goondiwindi, a Queensland town bordering NSW.

Former Cairns restaurant operator in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operator of a restaurant located in Cairns, Queensland.

Juice and coffee bar business in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Melbourne-based juice and coffee bar and its director.

Physiotherapy business operator faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of a physiotherapy business in Southport on the Gold Coast.

Cleaning business operators in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a Sydney cleaning business.

Construction business operator faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of a residential building and construction business near Hobart.

Review of casual employment terms in most awards

The Fair Work Commission has been reviewing casual employment terms in most awards. Find out more.

Sydney refrigeration business in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a western Sydney-based refrigeration business and its director.

Brisbane café operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties totalling $36,000 in court against the former operators of a Brisbane café for breaching a Fair Work Commission order by failing to pay compensation to an unfairly dismissed worker.