A beloved fast-food joint founded by a celebrity chef has revealed its shock closure, becoming the latest victim of our...

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14th Oct. 2019 3:10 PM

Two Ipswich sushi stores have been ordered to pay up for failing to keep time and wage records, as well as failing to issue...

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22nd Aug. 2019 2:08 PM

EXCLUSIVE: The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties of $125,700 against the operators a popular Coast sushi outlet for...

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21st Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

A BUNDABERG lawyer has called for a national spotlight to shine on Bundaberg's horticultural industry, after a Fair Work...

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22nd July 2019 5:07 AM

Inspectors visited a number of businesses in Mundubbera as part of an ongoing response to the Harvest Trail Inquiry.

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15th July 2019 9:07 AM

From July 1, around 2.2 million Aussie workers will get a little extra cash in their pockets. Are you one of them?

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30th May 2019 11:05 AM

209 Wide Bay businesses were audited by the Fair Work Ombudsman, and underpaid workers will now get an average $600 each

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24th May 2019 9:05 AM

A FAIR Work Ombudsman audit of 209 Wide Bay businesses has resulted in a recovery of $80,785 in unpaid wages.

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24th May 2019 5:05 AM

53 local businesses were found to have underpaid staff.

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24th May 2019 12:05 AM

ONE in five of businesses in the Darling Downs and south-west Queensland were found not paying staff correctly by the Fair...

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28th Jan. 2019 9:01 AM

Fair Work Inspectors visited towns across five states and the Northern Territory, including Central Queensland towns, to...

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25th Jan. 2019 3:01 PM

A sushi outlet operator and its directors could cop more than half-a-million-dollars in penalties for allegedly underpaying...

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25th Jan. 2019 1:01 PM

THE Fair Work Ombudsman is auditing 600 businesses in the Northern Rivers region to check employers are paying their...

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14th Nov. 2018 11:11 PM

JUDGE Salvatore Vasta said Bundaberg Refrigerated Transport breaching its own enterprise agreement “must be seen in a very...

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30th Oct. 2018 8:10 AM

AN INDUSTRIAL law firm has warned employers who refuse to allow employees to take leave to attend this month's union rally...

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15th Oct. 2018 7:10 AM

A REMINDER that employers can dock workers' pay by four hours if they take part in unprotected industrial action has been...

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10th Oct. 2018 7:10 AM

A MEATWORKS company is involved in a Fair Work investigation amid allegations foreign workers' rights were abused.

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13th Aug. 2018 5:08 AM

The Fair Work Ombudsman report said one cafe in Rockhampton had underpaid four employees more than $900

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08th Aug. 2018 6:08 PM

A Bundaberg-based transport company is facing legal action after allegedly underpaying an employee more than $11,000 within...

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15th Feb. 2018 5:02 AM

A SUNSHINE Coast businessman fined almost $230,000 for the "appalling" exploitation of foreign workers may be shut down by...

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26th Jan. 2018 10:01 AM

Court hears what the Fair Work Ombudsman says these mushroom pickers should have been earning.

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10th Oct. 2017 6:10 PM

Brisbane Market supplier Troy Marland denies he and his company, Marland Mushrooms Qld Pty Ltd, underpaid 406 workers...

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09th Oct. 2017 4:10 PM

DODGY farm labour practices in the Lockyer Valley have been targeted in a multi-agency operation.

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31st Aug. 2017 5:08 AM

A MEDIA firm covering regional Queensland has allegedly underpaid 23 young journalists more than 300,000 in less than 18...

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04th Aug. 2017 11:08 AM

BUNDABERG workers who don't speak English can now report workplace concerns in 16 other languages.

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01st Aug. 2017 5:08 PM

WORKERS in the retail, hospitality, fast food and pharmacy sectors face the phased reduction of Sunday penalty rates from...

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06th June 2017 4:06 PM

BLUEBERRY pickers are encouraged to fill out a Fair Work Ombudsman survey to gather general information about the blueberry...

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06th June 2017 9:06 AM

A QUEENSLAND labour hire operator has been penalised more than $100,000 after underpaying 144 Lockyer Valley workers.

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02nd June 2017 10:06 AM

THE Fair Work Ombudsman will target random Wide Bay businesses as part of a new compliance campaign.

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21st April 2017 7:04 AM

A GROUP of Bundaberg workers were part of a larger faction underpaid almost $80,000 after a Qld company lured them to...

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01st April 2017 12:04 PM

BREAKING: A Sunshine Coast company and its owner have been fined almost $230,000 for deliberately...

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28th March 2017 11:03 AM

THE Fair Work Ombudsman has issued a warning for backpackers to be wary of fake work ads in the Bundaberg region.

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10th March 2017 4:03 PM

RECENT raids targeting illegal farming operations have prompted a warning from the Fair Work Ombudsman for horticulture...

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07th March 2017 5:03 AM

FAIR work ombudsman takes action against employer, accused of underpaying young staff members.

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16th Feb. 2017 9:02 AM

A Fair Work Ombudsmen investigation found the centre owed 10 former employees $82,637 in total. The current centre manager...

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06th Dec. 2016 5:12 AM

A SUNSHINE Coast-based fishing company with ships working along the NSW North Coast has been fined almost $50,000 for...

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27th Oct. 2016 5:10 AM

Fair Work Inspectors will audit about 200 businesses in the NSW's Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven region in the next...

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26th Oct. 2016 2:10 PM

MORE than 25 Fair Work "dedicated investigations" have been launched in relation to controversial 417 Working Holiday Visa...

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19th Oct. 2016 2:10 PM

UNETHICAL businesses regularly taking advantage of "vulnerable” 417 working holiday visa-holders in Australia

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17th Oct. 2016 12:10 PM

MEMBER for Hinkler Keith Pitt says the findings in the Fair Work Ombudsman report regarding backpacker treatment are...

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15th Oct. 2016 3:10 PM

BACKPACKERS visiting Bundaberg are being ripped off and exploited by unscrupulous employers with many not complaining in...

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15th Oct. 2016 12:10 PM

Boonah business caught ripping off foreign workers

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28th Sept. 2016 5:09 PM

Goomeri Feedlot owner Rob Maudsley is in the Fair Work Ombudsman's sights, accused of ripping off six backpackers from the...

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28th Sept. 2016 5:09 AM

A Granite Belt farm has been fined almost $70,000 for ripping off 417 visa-holders, according to Fair Work Australia.

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26th Sept. 2016 10:09 AM

OPERATORS of a strawberry farm have been fined almost $70,000 and ordered to overhaul their workplace practices after legal...

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26th Sept. 2016 10:09 AM