Taskforce recommends criminal penalties for wage theft

Businesses that inadvertently or deliberately underpay workers could soon face criminal charges, if recommendations made in a report by the Migrant Workers’ Taskforce are put in place. The taskforce was established by the federal government in response to revelations of significant underpayment issues plaguing certain industry sectors. While many of the recommendations focus purely on international workers being taken advantage of in Australia, some are more broad and extend beyond migrant wor

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