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$118,000 in penalties after NSW roadhouse operator “well and truly caught out by FWO”
3 years ago

$118,000 in penalties after NSW roadhouse operator “well and truly caught out by FWO”

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $118,440 in penalties in Court after a NSW roadhouse manager tried to deprive an Indian employee of her Government-funded parental leave pay by falsely …
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Caltex franchise model ‘non-compliant and unsustainable’: Fair Work Ombudsman
3 years ago

Caltex franchise model ‘non-compliant and unsustainable’: Fair Work Ombudsman

Petrol giant Caltex Australia has been blasted by the Fair Work Ombudsman for widespread and systemic underpayment of wages and an unsustainable operating model across its franchise network.

The report, the culmination …
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More allegedly false Caltex franchisee wage records spark further legal action
3 years ago

More allegedly false Caltex franchisee wage records spark further legal action

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced another legal action alleging its attempt to audit a Caltex outlet in Sydney was obstructed by the franchisee providing falsified wage records.

Facing the …
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Truckies get $374,000 back-pay
3 years ago

Truckies get $374,000 back-pay

Ten truck drivers who worked for an Adelaide transport company have been back-paid a total of $374,000 following successful legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

The drivers’ minimum wages and a …
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Penalty rates decision upheld at the High Court… Still no change for service stations
3 years ago

Penalty rates decision upheld at the High Court… Still no change for service stations

By  •  Employment

The retail world is abuzz with the talk of reductions in penalty rates, following on from the ruling at the High Court, that the Fair Work Commission’s landmark decision on …
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7-Eleven signs on with Fair Work Ombudsman to set the standard for franchising in Australia
4 years ago

7-Eleven signs on with Fair Work Ombudsman to set the standard for franchising in Australia

Australia’s largest petrol and convenience retailer, 7-Eleven, has signed a Proactive Compliance Deed with the Fair Work Ombudsman which will set a new standard for franchising in Australia.

The landmark …
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Fuel transport company fined for underpaying drivers
4 years ago

Fuel transport company fined for underpaying drivers

Court penalties of $93,000 and $374,000 back-pay order against Adelaide transport company

An Adelaide transport company has been penalised a total of $93,000 and been ordered to back-pay 10 truck drivers more …
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HR Highlight: Three little things

Getting little things wrong can cost your business

Managing the relationship between employers and employees is a delicate balancing act that requires skill and constant learning and adjustment.

It is …
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