Overseas construction workers on 457 visas had to live in the office and sleep on the floor after wages dried up, a union says.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union says 12 workers brought to Australia by Schneider Elevators Australasia had been working on a Victorian building site. “When their pay suddenly stopped six weeks ago, (they) had nowhere to live, no shelter except sharing the floor of their employer’s office,” AMWU assistant Victorian secretary…