Migrant fruit and vegetable workers suffer from wage theft says new Australian report

Ko e kau ngāue folau atu ki ‘Aositelēlia’ ‘oku kau kinautolu ‘i he totongi kovi taha he fonua’ fakatatau ‘eni ki ha līpooti fo’ou ‘a e , Wage Theft in Australia. ‘Oku ko e pehē ko e meimei vahe tolu ‘e taha ‘o e kau ngāue mei muli’ ‘oku totongi ‘i he vaeua ‘o e vahenga faka’aho ma’olalo taha ‘a ia ko e pa’anga $12 ki he houa.

Migrant workers in Australia are among the worst paid in the country, according to a new report, Wage Theft in Australia. It said almost a third of migrant workers were paid half the casual minimum wage at $12 an hour or less. The report found conditions were worst in jobs such as fruit and vegetable-picking…


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