Victory for Andrews Labor Government as anti-wage theft law is passed

Anyone feel there’s a concerted effort to “Get Andrews” maybe because he’s doing a real job. (ODT)

The Wage Theft Bill, was viewed as a cornerstone promise in Premier Daniel Andrews’s state re-election campaign in 2018. It now sees guilty parties – such as business owners, managers, shopkeepers and accountants, or anyone connected to a business enterprise – who deliberately withhold award wages and related entitlements established under the Fair Work Act (2009) from their workers risk prison sentences up to ten years and face fines upwards of $198,264 for individuals and $991,320 for companies.

via Victory for Andrews Labor Government as anti-wage theft law is passed

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