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Jail threat for employing illegal workers

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Each year, there are growing numbers of Asian contract seasonal workers in our vineyards and orchards – and each year we read of raids on illegal workers accross the Ovens, King and Goulburn Valleys.

With these new laws, employers will need to look a little closer at their contract arrangements and the possible exploitation of the contract workers by the labour supplier.

Associated article: Talks target labour
Goulburn Valley growers’ goal to have their harvest labour supplemented by a guest worker scheme was examined by a Senate committee last Friday. …

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Written by Greg Naylor

30 March 2006 at 7:54 pm

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