ATTENTION employers, all employees can now take unpaid leave to deal with family and domestic violence, following a recent change to the Fair Work Act 2009. On 12 December 2018 the Fair Work Amendment...

Coles has come under pressure over a notice requesting employees to take pizza in lieu of remuneration. In a notice to staff written by a Western Australian Coles manager, employees were asked to help...

The Fair Work Ombudsman has said the Baiada Group, Australia’s second largest poultry processor, has significantly improved its workplace practices and addressed the exploitation of vulnerable overseas...

The Fair Work Ombudsman has just issued a report criticising Woolworths with a finding that some trolley collectors working at its supermarkets were being paid as little as $10 an hour. The trolley collectors...

Red Rooster employment audit reveals nearly half of its staff underpaid The Fair Work Ombudsman today released a report outlining the results of its Proactive Compliance Deed with Red Rooster Foods Pty...

The Fair Work Ombudsman and McDonald’s Australia have embarked on a new national initiative designed to ensure employee pay packets for McDonald’s 85,000-strong national workforce are accurate. McDonald’s,...

The operators of fruit and vegetable stores in Wagga and Sydney have been fined almost $90,000 for underpaying 40 of their workers. The penalties were handed down in the Federal Magistrates Court in Sydney...

The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against Hungry Jack’s Pty Ltd for allegedly underpaying its Tasmanian employees more than $665,000. Documents lodged in the Federal Magistrates...

The operators of a Melbourne food company have been fined a total of $54,000 for underpaying a delivery truck driver more than $32,000. The penalties are the result of a prosecution by the Fair Work Ombudsman...

The Fair Work Ombudsman is taking legal action against the operators of two Chili’s restaurants for allegedly underpaying teenage staff.The litigation follows an extensive investigation into the...