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AFEI - Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017

Posted by Australian Federation Of Employers & Industries on 11 September 2017

On 5 September 2017, the Commonwealth Government passed amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 with the Fair Work Amendment ( Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 (Bill) which will deliver on the Government's election promise to legislate measures to prevent the exploitation of visa holders and other "vulnerable"workers. It will increase maximum fines and the investigation powers for the Fair Work Ombudsman in response to high profile cases of underpayment of employees. 

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Author: Australian Federation Of Employers & Industries
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