A Melbourne bakery has been fined $16,500 in the Melbourne Magistrates Court for underpaying four former employees a total of $12,000.The penalty follows legal action launched by the Federal Workplace...

The Federal Workplace Ombudsman is concerned that large numbers of young people and migrant workers might be being short-changed by fast-food employers. “The preliminary findings of random audits...

A dozen Federal workplace inspectors will converge on the Sydney Fish Markets at Pyrmont today to ensure workers are being paid properly. The Federal Workplace Ombudsman advised that employers will be...

A Melbourne restaurant allegedly underpaid a kitchen hand more than $47,000 over five years because it considered him to be “handicapped”, an investigation by the Federal Workplace Ombudsman...

Butchers and bakers are the latest target of a campaign to stamp out exploitation of workers in South Australia.The Federal Workplace Ombudsman has written to almost 500 businesses alerting them to a crackdown...

Staff at a popular confectionery wholesaler in Sydney’s western suburbs have got a little bit extra to spend this month after an investigation by the national pay protector.A random audit of the...

Perth’s Shimizu Japanese restaurants face court action after workplace inspectors found they had allegedly underpaid more than 60 workers.The Federal Workplace Ombudsman is taking action in the Federal...

A restaurant owner who paid a full-time employee just $9650 for 18 months work will face the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court.The federal Workplace Ombudsman has commenced legal proceedings against Poh...

The Federal Workplace Ombudsman has announced a national campaign targeting the hospitality industry. Hotels, restaurants, taverns, bars and clubs throughout Australia will be randomly audited to ensure...

Less than half the restaurants and cafes in central and northern Queensland are complying with workplace laws, a targeted campaign by the federal Workplace Ombudsman has revealed.More than 270 workers...