Hairdressing salon operator penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured court orders for a $4,000 penalty, and more than $22,000 in payments to a worker, against the operator of a hairdressing and barber business in Melbourne’s inner north.

Transport company penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $25,200 penalty in court against a Sydney-based passenger transport company.

FWO takes action against Commonwealth Bank

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Commonwealth Securities Limited (CommSec), for alleged contraventions of the Fair Work Act for failing to pay 7,425 workers $16.44 million.

Restaurant operators in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operators of a restaurant in Melbourne.

Brisbane sole trader penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $30,000 penalty in court against a Brisbane sole trader for underpaying a young employee and breaching a Fair Work Commission order.

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Nail salon in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Melbourne-based nail salon.

Former Perth Thai restaurant operators in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operators of a Perth-based Thai restaurant.

More than $300,000 recovered for security staff

The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $303,299 for 1,010 underpaid workers after investigating companies engaged to provide security at COVID-19 quarantine hotels in Melbourne and Sydney.

Sydney law firm faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in court against a Sydney-based law firm and its director.