Fair Work Ombudsman news

Underpayments – Don't become a headline!

Underpayments – Don't become a headline!

What are the enforcement options under the Fair Work Act?

Burger chain back-pays $1.1M

Burger chain back-pays $1.1M

Inspectors found that the company had paid unlawfully low flat rates to workers

Employer penalised for failing to provide paid meal breaks

Employer penalised for failing to provide paid meal breaks

A Court-Enforceable Undertaking was appropriate as the organisation had demonstrated a strong commitment to back-paying workers

Company penalised $398,000 for underpaying workers

Company penalised $398,000 for underpaying workers

The agency had previously pledged to comply with workplace laws under a Court-Enforceable Undertaking

FWO conducts surprise audits of Top Juice

FWO conducts surprise audits of Top Juice

Fair Work inspectors regularly carry out surprise audits, particularly in the fast food and cafe sector