Wage Theft Report

Wage theft is major problem in Australia. Businesses often see workers from non-english speaking countries and migrant workers as easier to exploit. To help understand and stop wage theft, Unions NSW audited job advertisements on Chinese, Korean and Spanish language websites. The audit found 79 per cent of businesses advertised pay rates that are below the minimum Award wage.

Temporary Work Visas – Submission to Senate Inquiry

NSW believes temporary work visas should be built around a framework that provides workers with a timely and accessible mechanism to lodge claims against exploitative employers and are paid on par with local workers.

We've launched an urgent campaign to protect essential workers in NSW

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