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Small business payment times

Cafe chain fined $475,000 for exploiting students

The students were working in factories and retail stores in Sydney, working up to 60 to 70 hours per week and encounter...
Fair work

FWO wins back pay for over 600 food precinct workers

The most common breaches found were the failure to pay penalty rates or casual loading (40 businesses), followed by unde...
financial wellness, financial health check, business health measures

Why you need to conduct an end-of-year business financial health review

Christmas is a time of thanksgiving - consider how you plan to acknowledge those who have helped your business survive (...
underpayments, penalties

Penalties plucked from non-compliant eyebrow-shaping business

The eyebrow-shaping business back-paid the workers only after the FWO commenced legal action for not complying with two ...
Fair Work Ombudsman

FWO recovers record number of backpayments

The FWO's websites had a record 27 million visits to access its information, while frontline staff answered nearly 350,0...
food precinct

FWO orders backpay for Launceston food precinct workers

The largest recovery from one business was $39,432 for 26 casual or full-time employees who had been underpaid their min...

Mum-and-dad entrepreneurs’ app helping struggling Aussie families

Alongside its capacity to manage bills the Eggy app also helps users manage their calendar, store recipe screenshots and...
contract, ATO protecting honest businesses, unfair contract terms

Underpaying Melbourne fast food outlet operators penalised

Acting Fair Work Ombudsman Kristen Hannah said business operators that fail to act on Compliance Notices face court-impo...

FWO conduct surprise inspections on Melbourne eateries to ensure compliance

The FWO's inspections will focus on visa holders as they are more vulnerable to exploitation due to their limited under...
accounting firm

Backpayments secured for many Darwin food precinct workers

Many of the penalised businesses failed to pay penalty rates or casual loading, while others underpaid the minimum hourl...