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Minimum wage rises by $13 a week

22/06/2020

The minimum wage in Australia will rise from July 1 to $753.80 a week, or $19.84 an hour. That’s the equivalent of a $13 a week increase. However the impact

$169,000 Chatime underpayment allegations surface

18/12/2019

Booming bubble-tea business Chatime has been slammed by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) for allegedly underpaying staff more than $169,000. Unlike previous instances in the sector, the Chatime underpayment allegedly

Insolvency Inquiry to revamp small business practices

10/10/2019

Australian small businesses in financial trouble may have a new course of action, should a new Insolvency Inquiry overhaul the current practices. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Service station chain, Westside Petroleum facing court action

15/04/2019

Independent service station chain, Westside Petroleum is facing legal action following allegations of underpayment. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) alleges that the chain, which operates franchised sites underpaid 22 employees

FWO springs Gami Chicken with surprise audits

15/04/2019

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has conducted a series of surprise audits on fast food franchise, Gami Chicken and Beer. The Gami Chicken surprise audits come after the FWO received

Former Caltex franchisee slammed with $77,000 penalty

18/02/2019

More than $77,000 worth of penalties has been secured against a former Caltex franchisee in Sydney after the Fair Work Ombudsman uncovered a history of falsified wages and exploitation of migrant workers.

Fair Work launches compliance guide

19/06/2018

A new resource is available to help franchisors promoted workplace compliance across their networks.

7-Eleven sides with Fair Work over franchisee actions

18/10/2017

Convenience chain franchise 7-Eleven is backing the Fair Work Ombudsman’s investigation into one of its own franchisees.