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Summary

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) conducted an education and compliance campaign in the Adelaide CBD and surrounding suburbs.

Due to the high number of requests for assistance from those suburbs, a campaign was considered warranted.

Of the 125 businesses audited:

  • 56 (45%) were not compliant with either monetary, record keeping or payslip requirements
  • 36 (29%) were not paying their employees correctly
  • 29 (23%) were not compliant with record-keeping and pay slip requirements
  • $54 701 was recovered from 24 businesses on behalf of 113 employees.

The campaign resulted in the following compliance and enforcement outcomes:

  • seven formal cautions
  • six infringement notices were issued totalling $4500
  • three compliance notices were issued to three businesses totalling $8576 on behalf of 25 employees.