Fair Work Ombudsman news

Labor vows to tighten skilled worker visa rules

Labor vows to tighten skilled worker visa rules

The reforms aim to ‘level the playing field’ for Australian workers, Labor leader Bill Shorten said

FWO conducts surprise audits on Gami Chicken stores

FWO conducts surprise audits on Gami Chicken stores

The audits are part of the FWO's commitment to ensuring compliance in the fast food, restaurants and café sector

Petrol company allegedly underpaid staff $62K

Petrol company allegedly underpaid staff $62K

'Those who rely on an unlawful ‘going rate’ can be left with a major back-payment bill,' the FWO said

PappaRich operator allegedly underpaid 154 workers

PappaRich operator allegedly underpaid 154 workers

Inspectors discovered the underpayments when they scrutinised the businesses during proactive audits

Employer found guilty after anonymous tip off

Employer found guilty after anonymous tip off

‘One tip off to the Fair Work Ombudsman led to one employer back-paying 22 employees over $50,000’