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Fair Work Ombudsman

Fair Work Ombudsman Archives

Sandra Parker FWO

FWO will take industry, finance into account when calculating fines in 2021

"We will take account of...financial circumstances in considering our response," said the FWO.

FWO on underpayment: Self-disclosure no longer enough

Big businesses that underpay to face multi-year audits, training, public apologies.

Subway under investigation for underpaying workers

Franchisees in the firing line over wage theft claims.

Domino’s warned by FWO for underpaying staff

Another retailer is found to have underpaid staff.

Rising cafe chain cops fine from Ombudsman

Fair Work uncovers several instances of underpayment.

Caltex franchisee fined over wage records

Franchisee under the splotlight.

Former 7-Eleven operator fined for underpaying staff

Court delivers big fine for underpayment.

Ombudsman inquiry finds ‘rampant exploitation’ of Woolies cleaners

Overwhelming majority of contractors not complying with law in Aussie state.

Woolworths strikes deal with Fair Work Ombudsman

Supermarket retailers aims to stamp out exploitation of ‘vulnerable workforces’.

Ombudsman warns Amazon

E-commerce giant reminded of its obligations ahead of Aussie launch.

FWO to go after east coast retailers

Retail industry's historically high levels of non-compliance to be targeted.
News

Federal government sets a chain reaction

Franchisors are now being pushed by the federal government.

Ombudsman goes after IGA operator

Supermarket operator in trouble for allegedly underpaying employees.

Retailer slugged with fine

Fair Work Ombudsman and court go after retail outlet's management.

Domino’s refutes squeezing franchisees

Pizza chain responds to speculation it's underpaying staff and selling visas.

Retail chain donates after Ombudsman investigation

Retailer will revamp its workplace practices after underpaying workers.

Pizza Hut in underpayments trouble

Franchises fined after Fair Work audit.

Chemist Warehouse’s bumper back-pay to staff

Discount pharmacy chain ordered to pay back employees for unpaid training.
Suppliers

7-Eleven in fresh wages scandal

Convenience chain still unable to extricate itself from staff exploitation scandal.

High-end clothing company back-pays staff

High-end clothing company earns Ombudsman's ire after underpaying staff.