Court action over alleged underpayment of Gold Coast restaurant employees
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal action against the operators of a Gold Coast restaurant, alleging nine employees were underpaid a total of almost $20,000.
$18,000 in back-pay for workers along the Murray River
Eighteen workers in the Murray River region in Victoria and New South Wales have been back-paid $18,136 after Fair Work Inspectors audited businesses in the area earlier this year.
Minimum wage decision signals time for a rethink
Shortly, the Fair Work Commission will announce their decision on the minimum wage for 2013.
Staff at Aegis Australia call centre in Werribee had pay cut for toilet breaks
A Melbourne business once awarded a best employer accolade is in strife after deducting wages from staff members for toilet breaks.
Compliance boosted in Queensland real estate industry
More than 80 per cent of employers in Queensland’s real estate industry are now complying with workplace laws by lodging staff pay agreements, a Fair Work Ombudsman follow-up campaign has found.
South Australian workers back-paid $164,000
Underpaid workers throughout South Australia have been back-paid a total of $164,900 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
The problem with texting on work issues when things get misconstrued
With so many communication devices, styles and methods available to us, it can sometimes seem as though the technology is outpacing our ability to develop skills around them.
Riverland workers back-paid after Fair Work Ombudsman intervention
Thirty five fruit pickers in the Riverland have been back-paid $8,000 after a recent visit to the area found that some workers were being underpaid.
Foreign workers at Melbourne service station allegedly underpaid $111,000
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal action against the operators of a Melbourne suburban service station, alleging two employees, both recent immigrants, were underpaid more than $111,000.
$228,000 back-pay for workers in Brisbane and South-East Queensland
Workers throughout Brisbane and South-East Queensland have been back-paid a total of $228,900 following recent intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.