Fair Work reveals mass exploitation of migrant workers

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s latest annual report shows a “significant increase” in wage theft, especially among migrant workers:

In 2018–19, we conducted 1256 investigations into more complex or significant matters (involving vulnerable workers, serious non-compliance and/or uncooperative employers)…

The overall compliance rate for our audits for the year was 45%, with the most common contraventions relating to:

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