Latest wage theft News

Statement From Attorney-General Jill Hennessy
Victorian Premier issues statement 16 December
Migrant wage theft worsened during crisis
SA slavery examined on Human Rights Day
Union blueberry investigation uncovers evidence that Chinese people smugglers are trafficking slave workers
Shameful superfood: hidden cost of Australia’s blueberry bonanza
Melbourne Uni Drags Feet On Wage Theft Payments
TWU notifies Safe Work as ubereats food delivery rider dies
AWU take De Costi to court alleging millions in backpay owed to graveyard shift workers
Pandemic widens gap between government and Australians view of education
Wageline launches social media campaign following Wage Theft Inquiry recommendations
Wage theft case against Deliveroo opens
Retail Supply Chain Alliance host packed meeting in Coffs Harbour
Wage audit finds four out of five inspected cafes and restaurants not complying with WA employment laws
Former Sydney restaurant operators penalised
Monash University to drop music theatre and musicology
NAB originally thought it had underpaid staff by $850,000. Now it looks more like $128 million
Finance sector union response to NAB underpayments
NTEU lodges Federal Court action over wage theft and sham contracting
Apprentice & hiring schemes create recipe for exploitation
Wage theft now criminalised in Queensland
$300,000 in grants awarded to combat wage theft
Young Australians being conscripted into modern-day slavery
Sick Qantas workers return to Court to fight for leave entitlements
Finance Sector Union reacts to suncorp job cuts 29 September
Bank workers deserve to be paid correctly
Lifting veil on forced marriage
No more public subsidies for Qantas unless it drops outsourcing of workers & repays unpaid wages
Qantas underpaid workers by misusing JobKeeper scheme, Federal Court has ruled
Qantas workers to receive thousands in unpaid wages as airline loses Jobkeeper case
Opinion: wharfies continue to deliver productivity improvements
Wage theft now a crime in Queensland
AWU says horticulture industry thinks it is above law and must be pulled into line
Fair work Commission quashes deal for workers forced to sleep at airports
National Secretary Paddy Crumlin responds to statements by DP World and Shipping Australia
QLD “wage theft” bill – Ai Group Opening Statement
National Secretary Paddy Crumlin responds to false claims by Shipping Australia
Maritime Union of Australia National Secretary Paddy Crumlin responds to false claims by Shipping Australia
Queensland’s ‘wage theft’ bill is yet another barrier to investment and employment
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers welcome ground breaking wage theft laws to Queensland
New legislation to make wage theft a crime
Southwick – Liberal Nationals call for Victoria Police to investigate and
Westpac to repay $8m to 8,000 workers underpaid for long service leave
Government grants fund education initiatives to combat wage theft
Report reveals wage theft against international students
New laws to bolster employment protections
Useless regulator fails to prosecute labour hire wage theft
Victoria makes wage theft a criminal offence