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...

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...

The operators of a Melbourne restaurant will face court for allegedly failing to keep proper employment records for more than 70 employees.The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a prosecution against Baker...

Retailers have welcomed the support of Deputy Prime Minister and Employment Minister Julia Gillard for a five year transition to higher penalty rates under the modern retail award. “The Deputy Prime...

More than 700 food services workers throughout Australia will be receive back pay totalling $470,000 following a national campaign to uphold their workplace rights by the Fair Work Ombudsman.The money...

The federal workplace watchdog has launched a prosecution against a Newcastle bakery, alleging it failed to keep proper time-and-wages records for four former employees who claimed they had been underpaid.Under...

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Australia’s largest business representative, has described today’s decision by the Australian Fair Pay Commission (AFPC) to maintain...

A young Hobart restaurant worker who believed she was being underpaid has triggered a review of the entitlements of more than 220 of her co-workers.While the 22-year-old will be reimbursed almost $70,...

Nominations are now open for the ARA Australian Retail Awards – which celebrate the best major retailers, smaller owner-operated stores and retail innovation, as well as the achievements of young...