Enforcement matters

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Media releases on successful enforcement matters brought before the Industrial Magistrates Court:

2023

Sinamon cafe owners fined more than $89,000 for not producing employment records - Ahmed El Sayed Imam and Yan Woon Desiree Hui, Sinamon cafe, Victoria Park, Mt Lawley, Fremantle and Curtin University

Perth mechanic slapped with $6000 penalty for employment record breaches - Michael Ferguson, Ultra Tune South Fremantle

Perth restaurant owner fined over $33,000 for not producing employment records - Kuldeep Jodha, Indian Garden Restaurant, North Perth

2022

Busselton cafe fined for ignoring court order to produce employment records - Busselton Bean & Gone, Busselton

Perth cafe owners penalised $14,300 for not producing employment records - Sinamon café, Victoria Park and Mt Lawley

Hairdressing chain penalised over $42,000 for underpaying workers - Shining Quick Cutz, various shopping centres across the Perth metropolitan area

2021

Court imposes penalty on Broome restauranteur for 'cash back' arrangement - Martin Long, Ginreab Thai restaurant, Broome

Labour hire employer gets $22,000 penalty for underpayments - Garth Douglas Smith trading as Hi Ho Personnel, Perth

Hairdressing chain ordered to pay $90,000 to workers - Shining Quick Cuts, various shopping centres across the Perth metropolitan area

2020

Court finds casual employee entitled to long service leave - Atlantic Healthcare Services (Ubiquitous Holdings Pty Ltd), North Perth
Accountancy firm ordered to pay former employee more than $25,000 for unpaid long service leave - Hall Chadwick (WA) Pty Ltd, Subiaco
Café owner ordered to serve up more than $33,000 in backpay and penalties – Ms Jodie Cooper, Cloud Nine Vegan café, North Perth
South West business owner fined for denying backpacker three months’ wages

2019

Restaurant owner fined for not providing employment records – Mr Kamran Beykpour, SafaCity, Mount Lawley

2018

Small business fined $22,000 for underpayment of apprentice

2017

Doctor fined for failing to produce employee records - Dr Patrick Allan Nugawela, Greenwood *
Doctor fined for obstructing industrial inspector - Dr Patrick Allan Nugawela, Greenwood *

2016

Heavy fines for Fremantle hairdresser underpaying staff - Mr Maurizio Raffa, Amore for Hair salon Fremantle *
Hairdressing employer ordered to pay long service leave payment - Mr Ahmad Hamdan, N Style Hair Studio Heathridge *

2015

Employer fined for not providing employment records to inspector - Ms Hikahe Grootjans, Kaos Kafé Kalgoorlie * 
Jurien Bay supermarket fined for employing 11-year-old-girl - MMG (WA) Pty Ltd, t/as IGA Supermarket Jurien Bay *
 

* Media release no longer available online.
 

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