An Australian company with employees in various cities was fined recently in Brisbane Federal Circuit court when the judge found that dozens of workers had been either underpaid or not paid at all.
A business operator has openly denied claims that he underpaid backpackers a total of almost $50,000.
A Tasmanian company and its operator are facing heavy fines after failing to follow close down legislations. HC outlines employers’ duties and valid reasons for placing staff on stand-down.
A number of cases have emerged recently where organisations have failed to pay compensation to former employees, resulting in larger pay outs following further legal action from the Fair Work Ombudsman.
The Fair Work Ombudsman took legal action against a retail giant after employees on working holiday visas were not paid.
Operators of a fast food franchise in Tasmania received a hefty fine and verbal condemnation from a Federal Circuit Court judge after the FWO found that they had exploited a “vulnerable” worker.
Some ATO workers are complaining that hot-desking is posing health and safety problems
HR needs to take workplace culture much more seriously, according to an Australian academic
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