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.
A Victoria-based company has been fined almost $76,000 after it underpaid a member of staff by $30,000.
An organisation based in Adelaide has been given a heavy fine after it was found to have underpaid employees a total of $2.5 million.
Operators of a retail company have been fined almost $40,000 after they underpaid an employee by 40% of her legal requirements.
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