Nov 2017 | Wage Theft in Australia - Findings of the National Temporary Migrant Work Survey

Date: Nov 2017

Source: Migrant Worker Justice Initiative  

The National Temporary Migrant Work Survey is the most comprehensive study on wage theft and working conditions of temporary migrants in Australia. Its unprecedented scope indicates the depth of non-compliance with Australian labour law, drawing on responses from 4,322 temporary migrants across 107 nationalities, working in a range of jobs in all states and territories. The report focuses in particular on wage theft -- employers pocketing a portion of temporary migrants’ wages by undercutting minimum entitlements under Australian labour law.