Posts Tagged ‘The Migration Agency’

Selling Visas Not Pizzas

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Dodgy Migration Practices To Be Met With Severe Penalties The recent Fairfax investigation into the popular pizza fast good chain ‘Dominos’ has uncovered not only practices of underpayment of migrant workers, but also exposed “selling” sponsorship activity by franchisees who were offering visa sponsorship for $30,000-150,000. The Fairfax Investigation, ‘The Domino’s effect’ uncovered issues of…

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7-Eleven store owner given record fine for exploiting workers

The owner of a Brisbane 7-Eleven store who systematically exploited workers has been fined more than $400,000, the largest penalty imposed in Australia by a court after action by the Fair Work Ombudsman     Background This case related to the underpayment of 12 employees, including a number of international students, a total of $82,661…

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Restructures and Immigration

Corporate restructures, mergers or acquisitions involve substantial change for organisations and it is easy for immigration aspects to be overlooked. A change in the corporate legal structure can have a substantial effect on subclass 457 visa holders and their employers Has the sponsoring employer changed? An assessment needs to be made as to whether the…

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