Report of the Migrant Workers' Taskforce


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Australia. Migrant Workers' Taskforce


The Migrant Workers' Taskforce (the Taskforce) was established on 4 October 2016 to meet the Government's election commitment under its Protecting Vulnerable Workers Policy. The Taskforce was chaired by Professor Allan Fels AO, with Dr David Cousins AM as Deputy Chair. It was supported by a secretariat in the Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business. The Terms of Reference required the Taskforce to: (1) Identify regulatory and compliance weaknesses that create the conditions that allow exploitation of vulnerable migrant workers; (2) Develop strategies and make...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Migration; Disadvantaged; Labour market; Income; Equity; Outcomes

Keywords: Recommendations; Migrants; Employees; Employment practice; Working conditions; Legal aspect; Policy implications; Government role

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Jobs and Small Business, 2019

Physical description: 141 p.

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ISBN: 9781760516222 (pdf); 9781760516239 (docx)

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 135.1039

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