Daylight saving starts from Sunday 2 October

Daylight saving starts at 2am on Sunday 2 October in ACT, NSW, SA, Tas and Vic. Find out what employees get if they work overnight when daylight saving starts.

Former lighting business operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $5,100 penalty in court against the former operator of a lighting business in Sydney.

Take-away food outlet operators in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a take-away food outlet in Melbourne.

South East Queensland water supplier signs Enforceable Undertaking

Seqwater, South East Queensland’s water supplier, is back-paying staff more than $7 million and has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking (EU) with the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Former IGA franchisee penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $21,450 penalty in court against the former operator of an IGA supermarket in Perth.

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.