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Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said the penalties demonstrate that "serious consequences apply" for neglecting Fair Work Commission orders
The most common breaches related to underpayment of workers base hourly rates
The penalties are the highest that Fair Work has secured in a legal action relating solely to record-keeping and pay slip breaches
The employer misrepresented to a delivery driver that he was an independent contractor, not an employee