A man trafficked from India under a sham 457 visa arrangement was held in conditions "akin to slavery" for 16 months, a Sydney court has heard.

Sun Herald, by Kieran Gair, 19 July 2015

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Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon has joined calls for an immediate government intervention to put a stop to Caltex’s outsourcing of Australian Seafarer jobs to international crew paid poverty wages of less than $2 an hour.

TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 July 2015

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The Construction Union says foreign workers employed by the Chia Tung Development Corporation in Narrabri, Bomaderry and Manildra look set to receive back pay worth at least $400,000.

ABC News, by Kerrin Thomas, 16 March 2015

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A Melbourne small business owner will be forced to pay a $228,000 penalty after admitting she underpaid a migrant employee because she thinks Australia’s minimum pay rates are “just crazy”.

SmartCompany, 6 July 2015

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Problems have been highlighted in over 30% of migrant worker visas recently monitored by the Fair Work Ombudsman, new figures show.

TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 May 2015

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The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that migrant workers be allowed to vote and that costs they are forced to bear, such as health insurance and public education for their children, be shifted to their employers.

TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 May 2015

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One of the world’s largest mining services companies is allegedly taking illegal measures to prevent West Australian migrant workers from joining unions, a top union body says.

Perth Now, 11 May 2015

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The big Griffith employer, Baiada, says it is surprised by allegations of exploitation of migrant workers at some of its processing sites.

ABC News, 6 May 2015

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An Albury cafe owner allegedly forced two Indian workers to pay him thousands in cash under the threat of revoking support for their visas.

The Border Mail, 5 May 2015

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