‘There’s no excuse for wage theft’: on the frontline of worker exploitation | Australia news

Toni Buckley says being a victim of wage theft in the hospitality industry “more times than I care to remember” prompted her to take legal action in the small claims division of Melbourne magistrate’s court against her former cafe employer. A 58-year-old widow with a mortgage, she had been working …

‘Charity muggers’ win first round in Appco class action over alleged exploitation

‘Charity muggers’ win first round in Appco class action over alleged exploitation

Posted May 18, 2018 17:40:05 Photo: Jacob Bywater says he wants to make sure he and his former colleagues are compensated. (ABC News: Rebecca Armitage) Related Story: Video shows sales team being forced to simulate sex acts A class action against leading fundraising company Appco Group Australia, over the alleged …

Government to establish national centre for fighting child exploitation

Government to establish national centre for fighting child exploitation

Posted March 25, 2018 10:58:17 Photo: The Commonwealth estimates the new hub will save about 200 abuse victims each year. (AAP: Joe Castro) Child sex offenders are being put on notice by the Turnbull Government, as it commits nearly $70 million to the fight against paedophiles. A national centre dedicated …