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FWO recovers record $123m in unpaid wages; SMEs part of the problem

The FWO recovered over $123 million for 25,583 underpaid workers last financial year, with half of the claims relating to SMEs in the restaurant, café and fast-food sector.

FWO recovers record $123m in unpaid wages; SMEs part of the problem
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  • October 22, 2020
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The Fair Work Ombudsman’s 2019–20 annual report has revealed a record $123.5 million was recovered for underpaid workers across the country during the past financial year, including $90 million in underpayments that were self-reported by employers.

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