Action to recover unpaid wages

Jason Simpson made this Freedom of Information request to Fair Work Ombudsman

The request was partially successful.

From: Jason Simpson

Delivered

Dear Fair Work Ombudsman,
I am seeking information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 in regards to the Fair Work Ombudsman's powers under the Fair Work Act in regards to the recovery or enforcement of unpaid employee entitlements being held by a registered liquidator or administrator of a company.
The information I seek is, Does the FWO have any power under the Fair Work Act (or Australian workplace laws) to recover any unpaid wages held by a registered insolvency practitioner such as a liquidator or administrator?

Yours faithfully,

Jason Simpson

Link to this

From: FWO - FOI Requests
Fair Work Ombudsman


Attachment image001.jpg
37K Download


Dear Mr Simpson

 

I refer to your FOI request received by the Fair Work Ombudsman on 01 May
2017;

 

                “I am seeking information pursuant to the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 in regards to the Fair Work Ombudsman's powers under
the Fair Work Act in regards to the recovery or enforcement of unpaid
employee entitlements being held by a registered liquidator or
administrator of a company.”

 

I am writing to confirm that we have received your FOI request and are
currently preparing a response. We will write to you again shortly.

 

Please tell us if your contact details change. If you need any more
information, please send an email to [1][FWO request email] and quote reference
number FOI-000658.

 

Sincerely

 

 

Kirstie Cornwill | Customer Feedback & Information Access Officer (A/g)

Fair Work Ombudsman

 

GPO Box 9887, Perth, WA 6848 | Level 10, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA
6000

 

[2]cid:image002.jpg@01D09A18.614E7A10

 

~Please consider the environment before printing this message~

 

We welcome feedback about your experience with us. It helps us to know
what we’re doing well and what changes we need to make. Tell us what you
think about our services, or request a review of a decision, by completing
our online feedback form.

 

 

 

This email is sent by the Fair Work Ombudsman (ABN 43 884 188 232).
The information contained in this email message and any attachments may be
confidential information and may also be the subject of client legal -
legal professional privilege. If you are not the intended recipient, any
use, interference with, disclosure or copying of this material is
unauthorised and prohibited.
This email and any attachments are also subject to copyright. No part of
them may be reproduced, adapted or transmitted without the written
permission of the copyright owner.

If you have received this email in error, please immediately:
(1) notify the Fair Work Ombudsman by calling 13 13 94;
(2) notify the sender by return email;
(3) delete the message and any attachments from your system;
(4) destroy any printed copy; and
(5) do not disclose or use any of the information contained in the message
or the attachments.

This notice should not be removed from this email message.
There is no warranty that this email is error or virus free.
The Fair Work Ombudsman respects your privacy.
Our privacy policy can be accessed from our web site www.fairwork.gov.au.

Please consider the environment before printing this email.

References

Visible links
1. mailto:[FWO request email]

Link to this

From: FWO - FOI Requests
Fair Work Ombudsman


Attachment FOI 000672 Jason Simpson Decision Documents.pdf
1019K Download View as HTML


UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Mr Simpson

Please find attached our decision and documents pursuant to your FOI request (FOI-000672).

Should you have any questions or would like to discuss the decision in relation to these documents, I can be contacted by reply email at [FWO request email]

Kind regards

Daniel Menzies | Customer Feedback & Information Access Officer Fair Work Ombudsman
 
GPO Box 9887 BRISBANE QLD 4001 |  Level 25, 400 George Street, BRISBANE QLD 4001

We welcome feedback about your experience with us. It helps us to know what we’re doing well and what changes we need to make. Tell us what you think about our services, or request a review of a decision, by completing our online feedback form.

show quoted sections

Link to this

Things to do with this request

Anyone:
Fair Work Ombudsman only: