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  1. Jobs and work
    Foreign students and backpackers in Australia are again being warned to speak out if they have jobs where they feel they are being underpaid or exploited after a café was penalised $257,000. The 24 hour Café Baci in Melbourne was fined by a court after it was found that 54 workers were...
  2. Jobs and work
    The Fair Work Ombudsman in Australia is asking students, backpackers and other visa holders undertaking causal work in the coming year not to be afraid to speak out if they are underpaid. It has been active in 2018 in securing penalties against employers who deliberately take advantage of...
  3. Jobs and work
    International students and backpackers know they are being underpaid when they work in Australia but few do anything about it, according to a hard hitting new report. The study by the University of New South Wales and the University of Technology Sydney found that less than 10% recover their...
  4. Jobs and work
    The operators of a remote homestead in the Northern Territory of Australia underpaid more than a dozen backpackers from around the world who worked there, it has been revealed. The Fair Work Ombudsman said that it is a typical situation that backpackers in Australia on working holiday visas...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Overseas workers have been found to have been underpaid while working in a café in Melbourne as officials warn again of employers taking advantage of those who do not know the minimum guidelines. The operator of a Degani café in the North East of the city is facing Court after he allegedly used...
  6. Jobs and work
    A restaurant in Australia is facing court action after allegedly underpaying two international students and a Judge has warned that the practice is 'notorious' in the hospitality industry. They were working at a restaurant in north Hobart and along with a teenage girl and a woman in her 60s...
  7. Jobs and work
    Foreigners working in restaurants in Australia, often students and backpackers, are being warned that they should make sure they are being paid at least the minimum wage. It comes after a judge described the operators of a Gold Coast restaurant as having behaved in a 'heinous' way after paying...
  8. Jobs and work
    Waiters and cooks in restaurants in Brisbane are the latest group of overseas workers in Australia to have been found to have been underpaid in a crackdown on rogue employers. Young people, such as international students and backpackers, are open to exploitation by employers who try to get away...
  9. Jobs and work
    Two British backpackers who were underpaid for working on a crocodile farm in Australia have not been put off the country and are set to apply for another visa to spend a second year in the country. The British youngsters have been awarded more than $13,000 in back pay following an...
  10. Jobs and work
    Warnings have gone out to overseas backpackers in Australia to take action and seek advice if they are not given the legally permitted time off and paid correctly, especially for overtime. The Fair Work Ombudsman helped five men and one woman in their 20s from the UK and Ireland who ended up...
  11. Jobs and work
    The 457 visa is the most popular in Australia for short term workers, but those using it are being warned to stay vigilant after yet another case of people being underpaid. Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Michaelia Cash, said that a substantial fine has been imposed...
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