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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. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Concerns are rising in Australia that more cases of employers deliberately not keeping correct records when it comes to paying workers from overseas such as backpackers and immigrants are being uncovered. It means they are paying workers like students, working holidaymakers and even refugees...
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