The federal government has heeded the recommendations by a coalition of 40 organisations including UNSW academics to introduce visa protections for migrant workers.
Organisations and unions across Australia are calling for whistleblower protections for migrant workers who report exploitation.
Exploitation flourishes because regulators do not routinely detect or punish labour law noncompliance.
G20 countries have a moral responsibility to protect women migrants working in the garment and domestic sectors, says an international research consortium.
Less than 10 per cent of international students and backpackers in Australia recover unpaid wages, even when they are aware they are being underpaid.
The guide details the responsibilities of migrant workers’ home countries to protect citizens at home and abroad.
Australia’s skilled migration system has helped attract many skilled workers from overseas but we risk wasting their skills, writes Massimiliano Tani.
Just how widespread is the exploitation of foreign workers in Australia? A UNSW Law academic is part of a new research project designed to find out.
To mark International Women's Day, UNSW's Kingsford Legal Centre has launched materials to support vulnerable female workers in the community.
An international forum to address widespread exploitation of low-paid migrant workers in the Asia Pacific region will be held at UNSW on Tuesday 21 October.