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Monday November 19, 2018

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Casual Workers Make Airports Unsafe: TWU
Strata
Thursday August 10 2017

Casual Workers Make Airports Unsafe: TWU

A leading transport union has slammed security measures at the nation's airports saying a high turnover of staff means workers without security clearance are being granted...

Australia’s Labour Hire Industry Faces Challenges
Business
Friday July 28 2017

Australia’s Labour Hire Industry Faces Challenges

Australia’s labour hire industry fulfills a crucial need in the marketplace, linking willing workers with firms that need them. According to the the Australian Bureau of Statistics,...

Queensland, Victoria, Crack Down on Rogue Labour Hire Operators
Business
Monday May 15 2017

Queensland, Victoria, Crack Down on Rogue Labour Hire Operators

Labour hire operators in Queensland and Victoria will need a licence to operate as the government in that state attempts to crack down on unscrupulous operators...

Labour Hire Banking on Mining Return
Business
Friday November 25 2016

Labour Hire Banking on Mining Return

Labour hire and services provider Programmed has its sights on Australia's expanding service sector for growth but the company still sees potential demand for workers in...

Labor to Tighten Foreign Worker and Labour Hire Rules
Business
Wednesday June 29 2016

Labor to Tighten Foreign Worker and Labour Hire Rules

Employers in construction and other sectors throughout Australia who seek to hire foreign workers will be subject to more stringent requirements regarding labour market testing whilst...

Labour Hire Abuses Rife, Queensland Union Says
Business
Wednesday June 15 2016

Labour Hire Abuses Rife, Queensland Union Says

Labour hire arrangements throughout Queensland are driving down wages, jeopardising safety and locking workers into insecure forms of employment, according to the state’s biggest construction sector...

Are Labour Hire Companies Rorting Aussie Workers?
Business
Tuesday April 26 2016

Are Labour Hire Companies Rorting Aussie Workers?

When Filipino worker Edwin De Castro landed a position through a labour hire firm to work on a construction site in Narrabri in New South Wales,...