Media Releases | 20 May 2014
Thousands of hotels, resorts, taverns, wine bars, liquor retailers, casinos and other hospitality businesses are joining forces with the Fair Work Ombudsman to improve compliance with federal workplace laws.
Media Releases | 18 May 2014
More than $13,000 in fines and compensation orders have been imposed after a casual employee was threatened with the sack for pursuing a vehicle allowance when using his own motor vehicle for work duties.
Media Releases | 15 May 2014
Cleaning businesses in Darwin will come under the spotlight this month as part of the Fair Work Ombudsman’s latest pro-active education and compliance campaign.
Media Releases | 13 May 2014
Fair Work Ombudsman inspectors are in Alice Springs this week to assist local retailers and hospitality businesses to understand their rights and obligations and ensure they are paying correct wage rates.
Media Releases | 30 Apr 2014
An Australian fishing company is to face legal action for allegedly underpaying four of its Indonesian crew tens of thousands of dollars.
Media Releases | 29 Apr 2014
A Sydney cleaning company which has twice been found to be short-changing dozens of its staff is to come under the close watch of the Fair Work Ombudsman for the next three years.
Media Releases | 16 Apr 2014
The operators of a Brisbane business have been fined a total of $21,420 and ordered to back-pay a young Chinese worker more than $10,000.
Media Releases | 15 Apr 2014
The former owner of a restaurant in Perth has been fined more than $42,000 for deliberately underpaying two migrant workers almost $80,000.
Media Releases | 14 Apr 2014
Fair Work Ombudsman inspectors will visit apple and pear orchards in the Granite Belt region of South-East Queensland this week as part of an ongoing focus on seasonal harvest workers.
Media Releases | 11 Apr 2014
The Fair Work Ombudsman has put a Brisbane retailer on notice that it must comply with workplace laws after it admitted underpaying four immigrant workers a total of $183,000.