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- 11. New app, heavier penalties reinforce record-keeping as core business - March 2017
As workers get an innovative new tool to record their hours, it is time for businesses to take record-keeping as seriously as the courts and government.
- 12. Record penalties of $532,000 in FWO cashback case - February 2017
Record penalties of $532 000 have been ordered in a case involving the exploitation of five workers at a café in regional NSW.
- 13. 7-Eleven signs on with Fair Work Ombudsman to set the standard for franchising in Australia - December 2016
Australia’s largest petrol and convenience retailer, 7-Eleven, has signed a Proactive Compliance Deed with the Fair Work Ombudsman which will set a new standard for franchising in Australia.
- 14. Compliance Partnership boosts compliance at Baiada worksites - November 2016
In its compliance partnership with the Fair Work Ombudsman, Baiada Group, Australia’s second largest poultry processer, has significantly improved its workplace practices and addressed the exploitation of vulnerable overseas workers by its contractors.
- 15. Brisbane 7-Eleven outlet faces Court action - November 2016
Another 7-Eleven outlet in Brisbane is facing Court for allegedly short-changing overseas workers thousands of dollars and creating false records to try to cover it up.
- 16. Court penalises 7-Eleven operators $150,000 for underpayment of overseas workers - July 2016
More 7-Eleven franchisees have been penalised for underpaying overseas workers.
- 17. You see no evil when you hold your hands over your eyes - June 2016
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- 18. Directors exposed as we lift the corporate veil - June 2016
Each day, my Agency hears about what is happening in Australian workplaces from hundreds of workers and their bosses.
- 19. Record penalty against 7-Eleven operator who systematically exploited staff - June 2016
A record penalty of more than $400,000 has been imposed against the operators of a 7-Eleven store which systematically exploited its workers.
- 20. Statement on 7-Eleven - May 2016
The Fair Work Ombudsman notes with concern a decision by convenience store franchisor 7-Eleven to terminate the services of the Fels Wages Panel in recovering the lawful entitlements of workers.