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MEDIA RELEASE: LIVES IN LIMBO - AUSTRALIA’S BROKEN TEMPORARY MIGRATION SYSTEM

November 29, 2021

A Migrant Workers Centre survey of over 700 temporary visa holders shows the urgent need for more pathways to permanent residency. The findings, which also draw upon over 50 in depth interviews, are presented in the new report Lives in Limbo: The Experiences of...

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MEDIA RELEASE: BIG STEP FORWARD FOR FARM WORKERS AS GUARANTEED MINIMUM WAGES ARE INTRODUCED INTO HORTICULTURE AWARD

November 04, 2021

Yesterday the Fair Work Commission handed down a decision to guarantee all workers will take home at least the minimum wage for hours worked.<sup>1</sup> The Commission found that there was “widespread non-compliance” with the piece-rate provisions of the Horticulture Award, leading to “significant underpayment...

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