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The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured almost $400,000 in penalties

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured almost $400,000 in...

23 November 2017

Three individuals have systematically exploited employees and have been...

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Does Christmas party small talk make you cringe?

Does Christmas party small talk make you cringe?

22 November 2017

Here are some tips for you!

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Workplace disputes are on the rise – up 9% from previous year

Workplace disputes are on the rise – up 9% from previous...

14 November 2017

In the 2016/17 financial year, the Fair Work Ombudsman resolved nearly 27,000...

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Company fined $306,000 for underpaying overseas workers

Company fined $306,000 for underpaying overseas workers

31 October 2017

Cleaning company penalised $306,000 for failing to pay young overseas workers...

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Penalties for record-keeping breaches have now doubled

Penalties for record-keeping breaches have now doubled

24 October 2017

​Maximum penalties have doubled for breaching business record-keeping laws.

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Fair Work Ombudsman discusses new laws with franchising sector

Fair Work Ombudsman discusses new laws with franchising...

10 October 2017

Less than three weeks until new laws making some franchises and holding...

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Energy company rapped for making pregnant woman redundant

Energy company rapped for making pregnant woman redundant

06 September 2017

Making a pregnant employee redundant has been found to be unlawful because it...

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Melbourne workers paid $37,000

Melbourne workers paid $37,000

30 August 2017

The Fair Work Ombudsman assisted two workers recover more than $37,000 in...

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Employer fined $660,000 for exploiting a refugee

Employer fined $660,000 for exploiting a refugee

04 August 2017

The former owner of a fruit market and his company have been handed a record...

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7-Eleven hit with $168,000 in penalties for underpayments

7-Eleven hit with $168,000 in penalties for underpayments

28 July 2017

A former Brisbane 7-Eleven operator, has been fined $168,000 by for short...

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How to have ‘the talk’

How to have ‘the talk’

27 July 2017

Your mouth is dry. Nerves are on edge. Discussing poor performance with an...

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Do I have to make my casual staff permanent?

Do I have to make my casual staff permanent?

27 July 2017

Changes to the Modern Awards mean that some casual employees will now be...

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